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The Speed Of Sound Quick Check

1.) Which statement correctly compares the speed of sound in solids and gases?
-The speed of sound is generally faster in solids than in gases, because solids are denser than gases.-

2.) The speed of sound through diamond is about 12,000 m/s. The speed of sound through wood is about 3,300 m/s. Which statement explains why the speed of sound is different through these materials?
-They have different rigidities.-

3.) Based on the table, which statement describes the relationship between temperature and the speed of sound in water?
-Sound travels faster in warmer water, both in fresh water and sea water.-

4.) A student conducts an experiment in which sound waves pass through air and then through water. Which statement describes the wave speed as it passes from air to water?
-The speed of sound increases.-

5.) Why does sound travel the slowest in air?
-The distance between molecules of air is greater than for molecules of water.-

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