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Explain Why You Can Predict the Arrival of a Train by Placing Your Ear on the Rails Without Seeing It. - Physics

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Short Note

Explain why you can predict the arrival of a train by placing your ear on the rails without seeing it.

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Solution

The sound produced by the moving wheels of train travels much faster through the track than through the air. Therefore they hear through the track much before it is heard through the – air.

Concept: Production of Sound
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Selina Concise Physics Class 7 ICSE
Chapter 6 Sound
Short/Long Answer Questions | Q 32
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