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The Flash of a Gun is Seen by a Man 3 Seconds before the Sound is Heard. Calculate the Distance of the Gun from the Man (Speed of Sound in Air is 332 M/S). - Science

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The flash of a gun is seen by a man 3 seconds before the sound is heard. Calculate the distance of the gun from the man (Speed of sound in air is 332 m/s).

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Solution

We have to find the distance to which the sound will reach in a given time.
Given: Velocity of sound ν = 332 m/s
Time t = 3 s
So,
Distance = Speed × Time
Therefore, distance covered is
= 332 × 3 m
= 996 m

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Lakhmir Singh Science Class 9 Physics
Chapter 5 Sound
Long Answers | Q 66.2 | Page 187
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