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An Electric Bell is Suspended by Thin Wires in a Glass Vessel and Set Ringing. Describe and Explain What Happens If the Air is Gradually Pumped Out of the Glass Vessel. - Science

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An electric bell is suspended by thin wires in a glass vessel and set ringing. Describe and explain what happens if the air is gradually pumped out of the glass vessel.

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If the air is gradually pumped out of the glass vessel, no sound of the electric bell can be heard because vacuum is created in the vessel and there are no air molecules to carry sound vibrations. Hence, sound waves require material medium for its propagation.

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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 5 Sound
Long Answers | Q 62.1 | Page 187
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