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A sound wave has a frequency of 1996 Hz. What is the distance between crests or compressions of...

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A sound wave has a frequency of 1996 Hz. What is the distance between crests or compressions of the wave? (Take the speed of sound to be 344 m/s.) (in m)

Wavelength:

Waves progress or travel in a definite pattern. A wave that propagates along with length experiences several compression and rarefaction. When it is required to describe the characteristic of such kind of wave, the gap among two continuous compressions is measured and termed as wavelength.

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Given Data

  • The frequency of sound wave is: {eq}n = 1996\;{\rm{Hz}} {/eq}.
  • The speed of sound is: {eq}{V_s} = 344\;{\rm{m/s}} {/eq}.


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