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Solution - In Which of the Three Media, Air, Water Or Iron, Does Sound Travel the Fastest at a Particular Temperature? - CBSE Class 9 - Science

ConceptSpeed of Sound in Different Media

Question

In which of the three media, air, water or iron, does sound travel the fastest at a particular temperature?

Solution

The speed of sound depends on the nature of the medium. Sound travels the fastest in solids. Its speed decreases in liquids and it is the slowest in gases.

Therefore, for a given temperature, sound travels fastest in iron.

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 NCERT Science Textbook for Class 9 (with solutions)
Chapter 12: Sound
Q: 1 | Page no. 167

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Solution for question: In Which of the Three Media, Air, Water Or Iron, Does Sound Travel the Fastest at a Particular Temperature? concept: null - Speed of Sound in Different Media. For the course CBSE
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