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If the frequency of a violin vibrates at 256 Hz in its fundamental mode, what are the first and fourth harmonics ?

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  1. JamesJ
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    By definition, the fundamental frequency is the first harmonic. Denote it by \( f \). The nth harmonic has frequency \[ H_n = nf \] For example, the second harmonic has double the frequency, as \[ H_2 = 2f \]

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