Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 14 - For Thought and Discussion: 3

Answer

The frequency of the light will be the same.

Work Step by Step

Frequency is directly proportional to the speed of the wave. Thus, since the light wave moves much faster through the same medium than the sound wave, it must have a higher frequency.
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