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Speed of sound

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Information sheet:
Speed of sound and how it is calculated.

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2017-04-20
The speed of sound is how fast sound propagates. It is not the frequency that is important here but the medium in which the sound is moving.

Information and ideas:
This information sheet gives a brief summary of the most important information on the speed of sound velocity. Exercises on the calculation of the speed of sound velocity help to understand the topic.

Relevant for teaching:
Sound/acoustics: parameters
Vibrations and waves
Measuring of sound
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Information sheet
Physics; Technology
Grade 5 to 6; Grade 7 to 9; Grade 10 to 13
Middle/high school; Vocational training
Sound; Wave (physics)
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