Subject: dependence of speed of sound in air on temperature
Date: Mon Dec 14 03:04:58 1998
Posted by Frank Kodaks
Grade level: 10-12
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Area of science: Physics
Isn't it true that sound travels faster in denser mediums like
water and steel? If so, why does sound travel slower at lower
temperatures? Isn't air more dense at lower temperatures and
therefore wouldn't sound travel faster? Thanks
Re: dependence of speed of sound in air on temperature
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