Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 20 - Think and Explain: 63

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

Refraction is the bending of a wave as it crosses into a region where it changes speed. Therefore, if the speed of sound in air didn't depend on factors such as wind and temperatures, refraction would not occur. This is discussed on pages 380-381.
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