Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 21 - Think and Do - Page 401: 22


This is a hands-on demonstration. Try this with your friends, and be prepared to explain the physics of the demonstration to them.

Work Step by Step

To make this experiment quantitative, try downloading a phone/tablet app to measure the fundamental frequency of your voice as you sing various notes. Among professional singers, Mariah Carey and Axl Rose have vocal ranges on the order of 4-5 octaves. Try this link for some claims about vocal range (accessed March 31, 2016).
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