Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 21 - Think and Explain - Page 402-403: 47


The thinner string will vibrate at a higher frequency.

Work Step by Step

The thin string has less mass, and a relatively lower inertia than a thick string. If the length and "springiness" (tension in the string) are equal, a thin string vibrates more quickly, at higher frequency.
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