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Solve the Following Example. Nita Heard the Sound of Lightning After 4 Seconds of Seeing It. What Was the Distance of the Lightning from Her? (The Velocity of Sound in Air is 340 M/S?) - Science and Technology

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Solve the following example.

Nita heard the sound of lightning after 4 seconds of seeing it. What was the distance of the lightning from her?   (The velocity of sound in air is 340 m/s?) (Ans: 1360 m)

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Let the distance between Nita and the source of lightning be x. 
Speed of sound in air = 340 m/s
Time taken by sound to reach Nita = 4 s
x = 340 × 4= 1360 m

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Balbharati Science and Technology 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 12 Study of Sound
Exercise | Q 5.2 | Page 137
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