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What is the effect of temperature and pressure on the speed of sound in a gas? - Physics

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What is the effect of temperature and pressure on the speed of sound in a gas?

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Solution

With an increase in temperature of the gas, there is increase in the speed of gas because an increase in temperature decreases the density of a gas. And the speed of sound is inversely proportional to the density of the gas. The speed of the gas is independent of the pressure of the gas.

Concept: Sound
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Frank Class 9 Physics ICSE
Chapter 7 Sound
Exercise | Q 22 | Page 286
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