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Posted by Josh on Sunday, December 5, 2010 at 3:36pm.

A bat can detect small objects, such as an insect, whose size is approximately equal to one wavelength of the sound the bat makes. If bats emit a chirp at a frequency of 50.0 kHz, and if the speed of sound in air is 340 m/s, what is the smallest insect a bat can detect?

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