Sound Problem 1

 

 

Description

The animation is a slow-motion representation of a a cross section of a sound wave propagating in Lucite.  A detector, the orange square, is placed in the pipe and measures the pressure (position given in meters and time given in seconds). 

Question

What is the speed of the sound wave? Note: The animation runs for  0.1 seconds, press reset to reload the animation.  Start

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