WONDER #2780: How Does Temperature Affect the Speed of Sound?
Question 1 of 3
Which of these does NOT affect the speed of sound, according to this Wonder?
- Air Pressure
- Pitch of the sound
Question 2 of 3
Which of the following statements is true about the speed of sound?
- High humidity stops sound.
- Sound carries much farther in warm air than in cold air.
- In warm air, sound travels faster than in cold air.
- In cold air, sound travels faster than in warm air.
Question 3 of 3
Sound waves can’t travel through ___________.
- a vacuum
- solid objects
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