Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 20 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 13

Answer

It becomes thermal energy.

Work Step by Step

Sound waves jostle air molecules as they pass by, and ultimately, the sound energy is transformed into thermal energy, warming the air ever so slightly. This is discussed on page 379.
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