Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 20 - Think and Rank: 41

Answer

Speed of sound through these materials, greatest to least:steel, water, air (B, C, A).

Work Step by Step

It is stated on page 376 that sound travels about 15 times faster in steel than it does in air.. It is also stated on page 376 that sound travels about 4 times faster in water than it does in air.
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