Sound Problem 1




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). 


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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