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Subject: What produces the sound in a hand clap?

Date: Sun Apr 16 18:40:59 2000
Posted by Raymond
Grade level: 7-9 School: Sir Frederick Banting Secondary School
City: London State/Province: Ontario Country: Canada
Area of science: Other
ID: 955928459.Ot

When you clap your hands together, you hear that "clap" sound. I know that 
sound is produced by the vibration of something. So what vibrates? Your 
hands? The air? Or something else?

Re: What produces the sound in a hand clap?

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