The speed of sound in air is about 340 m/s. What is the wavelength of...

Avery Stewart

Avery Stewart

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2022-07-20

The speed of sound in air is about 340 m/s. What is the wavelength of sound waves produced by a guitar string vibrating at 440 Hz?

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Mireya Hoffman

Mireya Hoffman

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2022-07-21Added 14 answers

The speed of sound, the frequemcy and the wavelength is related by the equation
v = f λ
speed of sound is, v = 340 m s 1
frequency is, f=440Hz
wavelength is, λ = v f = 340 440 = 0.77 m

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