The speed of sound vsis 343 m/s at room temperature?

The speed of sound vs is 343 m/s at room temperature. Assuming that the light from a

lightning flash arrives almost instantaneously, how far away is a flash whose thunder takes 5 seconds to reach you?

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  • 8 years ago
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    343 m/s x 5 s = 1715 m

  • zulauf
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    because air is answer of gases ( Oxygen, Nitrogen , etc ) , its density relies upon on temperature. Sound waves commute by using molecules in air. The cooler the air , the denser the air. The denser the the air the swifter sound travels because of the fact the molecules of air are closer at the same time.

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