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?

Expert's answer

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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