Sound of Guitar

Classical Mechanics Level 2

A guitar is a popular musical instrument that makes sound by the playing of its (typically) six strings with the sound being projected either acoustically or through electrical amplification. The above shows the profile of a classical guitar which is typically played by strumming or plucking the strings with the right hand while fretting the strings with the left hand. Which of the following statements is NOT correct when we strum one of the strings?

a) The string makes standing waves.
b) The shorter the string, the higher the sound.
c) If two string have the same length, then the thicker string makes a higher sound than the thinner string.


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