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A student creates a simple stringed instrument by hammering two nails into a board and tying a taut length of fishing line between them.

She then wants to make a second device with a higher pitch. Which of the following actions will allow her to accomplish this?

A

Keep the same separation and tension, but raise the nails higher to provide a greater distance between the string and the piece of wood.

B

Keep the same separation and tension, but wrap two lengths of fishing line around the nails in order to double the vibrations.

C

Have a shorter distance between the nails and maintain the same tension in the string.

D

Have a longer distance between the nails and maintain the same tension in the string.

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