Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 12 - Sound - Questions: 5

Answer

If the speed of sound waves in air depended on frequency, then differently-pitched sounds that we hear at a distance would arrive at different times.

Work Step by Step

For example, at an outdoor concert we would hear the high notes at one time, and the low notes at another time. This doesn’t happen.
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