ConceptSpeed of Sound in Different Media

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A sound wave travels at a speed of 339 m s^{−1}. If its wavelength is 1.5 cm, what is the frequency of the wave? Will it be audible?

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Solution for concept: Speed of Sound in Different Media. For the course 8th-10th CBSE