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How will the following factors affect the speed of sound in air:Humidity. - Physics

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How will the following factors affect the speed of sound in air:
Humidity.

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Humidity: The speed of sound increases with an increase in humidity. The increase of moisture decreases the density of the atmosphere and therefore sound travels faster in moist air.

Concept: Sound Need a Medium to Travel
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Frank Class 9 Physics ICSE
Chapter 7 Sound
Exercise | Q 37.3 | Page 286
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