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In Which Medium Sound Travels Faster : Air Or Iron? - Science

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In which medium sound travels faster : air or iron?

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Sound travels faster in iron than in air. In solids, the distances between the molecules are closer and thus the atoms are more densely packed than in gases. Therefore, the molecules quickly collide with one another and transfer the vibrational energy.

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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 5 Sound
Very Short Answers | Q 10 | Page 185
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