What property of sound waves is associated with pitch?


What property of sound waves is associated with pitch?


Sound is a wave that needs a medium in order for it to spread its vibrations. It stretches and compresses the medium in longitudinal waves. Some sounds can be heard by the human ear but there are also sounds that are not.

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The pitch the human ear can hear is determined by the frequency of the sound wave. The sounds that have a lower frequency have a lower pitch while a...

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Explore the fascinating world of sound waves to discover what it is people really hear. Investigate how sound waves move through matter and how different vibration speeds create different sounds. Finally, learn why sound waves are important.

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