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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by rory on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 11:42am.

A hammer taps on the end of a 8.13m long metal bar at room temperature. A microphone at the other end of the bar picks up two pulses of sound, one that travels through the metal and one that travels through the air. The pulses are separated in time by 10.00ms. What is the speed of sound in this metal?(the speed of sound in air is 343 m/s)

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