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How fast and far does sound go?

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Asked by narendra sharma, 25 Dec '12 12:18 am
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330 m per seond
Answered by Quest, 25 Dec '12 06:37 pm

 
  
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1120 feet per second.
Answered by mist, 06 Jan '13 06:12 pm

 
  
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1120 feet per second.
Answered by sundaram, 29 Dec '12 02:18 am

 
  
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1120 feet per second.
Answered by amitava duttamajumdar, 28 Dec '12 08:51 pm

 
  
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330 m per seond
Answered by tanuja, 25 Dec '12 08:40 am

 
  
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The speed at which sound propagates (or travels from its source) is directly influenced by both the medium through which it travels and the factors affecting the medium, such as altitude, humidity and temperature for gases like air. Bad news for Star Wars fansthere is no sound in the vacuum of space because there are too few molecules to propagate a wave.

It is important to note that sound speed in air is determined by the air itself. It is not dependent upon the sounds amplitude, frequency or wavelength.
Answered by iqbal seth, 25 Dec '12 08:28 am

 
  
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Sound has different speeds in different media. And the distance travelled of sound is also a charecterstic of the medium. In air it is nearly 350 m/s and it covers a small distance according to the loudness of sound. While in steel it is approx. 5000 m/s and even a less loud sound will travel the most distance. For more media, consider wikipedia(search speed of sound).
Answered by Rocking Raaj, 25 Dec '12 01:10 am

 
  
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That varies from 320 - 360 m/s, the more the loudness of sound the more area it covers n much faster it reaches.
Answered by BHARATKUMARBADIGINCHALA, 25 Dec '12 12:26 am

 
  
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