Answer to Question #157759 in Other Physics for zay

Question #157759

A tornado siren sounded from the center of town. The siren's sound wave traveled 910 meters at a constant velocity directly toward a school. It took the sound wave 2.6 seconds to travel that distance. What was the sound wave's velocity?


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Expert's answer
2021-01-25T09:03:51-0500

By definition, the speed of the sound wave is the distance it travels in 1s. Since in it travels , the speed is:


Answer. 350 m/s.


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