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Two waves have frequencies 256 Hz and 512 Hz, but same amplitude. Compare their (i) loudness, and (ii) pitch - Physics

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Two waves have frequencies 256 Hz and 512 Hz, but same amplitude. Compare their (i) loudness, and (ii) pitch

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Solution

(i) LOUDNESS
∴ Amplitude of two waves is the same
∴ their loudness is the same i.e. in 1:1


(ii) PITCH:
Ratio of frequencies
256 Hz: 512 Hz
∴ Ratio of their pitch =1:2

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Selina Concise Physics Class 8 ICSE
Chapter 7 Sound
Numericals | Q 2 | Page 137
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