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A policeman in a stationary car measures the speed of approaching cars by means of an ultrasonic device that emits a sound with a frequency of 41.2 kHz. A car is approaching him at a speed of 33.0 m/s. The wave is reflected by the car and interferes with the emitted sound producing beats. What is the frequency of the beats? The speed of sound in air is 330 m/s

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  1. Isn't there a formula for this?

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  2. Two of them :)

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