How does resonance work in a guitar?

An acoustic guitar uses a resonance cavity behind the strings to project the sound of the music. However, an electric guitar is flat. Explain how an electric guitar works, using the principles we have covered in electricity and magnetism.

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The vibration of the steel strings indices a voltage in the pick up..THis is sent to electrical amplifier where it is converted into sound.


coils wound on a magnet is kept near the strings.When the string vibrates a proportional voltage is induced in the pick ups..THis is ent to amplifer to magnify the sound.enter image source here
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