# science

if the time interval between lighting and thunder is 2 seconds.What is the point of lighting if the speed of sound in air is 346m/s?

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1. You can assume for this problem that the speed of light is infinite, about 3*10^8 meters/second which is a lot bigger than 346.
so in the two seconds between the flash and the noise the sound traveled 2*346 meters

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