# Physics

Humans can hear sound frequencies ranging from about 20-20000 Hz. What is the shortest wavelength humans can hear (assuming sound travels at 343m/s)

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1. f = 1/T = 20,000 so T = 1/20,000
distance = speed * time
L = 343 T
L = 343/20,000
L =. 01715 meters or about 1.7 centimeters

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