A source of sound emits waves at a frequency f= 650 Hz. An observer is located at a distance d= 170 m from the source. Use u=340 m/s for the speed of sound. (a) Assume completely still air. How many

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    1. In which of the following situations is a sound wave most likely to travel through air? A) An alarm clock rings in a vacuum. B) A giant star explodes. C) A grasshopper eats a leaf. D) An astronaut uses tools in space. 2. Which of the following factors

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    A train moving at a constant speed is passing a stationary observer on a platform. a flute player is playing a note with frequency of 940Hz. after the flute has passed, the observer hears the sound frequency of 915Hz. What is the speed of the train? The

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    A Doppler blood flow meter emits ultrasound at a frequency of 5.0 MHz. What is the beat frequency between the emitted waves and the waves reflected from blood cells moving away from the emitter at 0.15m/s? Assume that v_sound=1540m/s in blood.

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    to an observer the pitch of the stationary source of the sound appears to be reduced by 20% if speed of sound is 340m/s then sped and direction of 5he observer is options 1.68 m/s away from the observer 2.96 m/s away from the observer

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    Sound waves are traveling through the air. Every ½ second, the sound waves pass a detector. Which of the following choices correctly describes the period and frequency of these waves? The period is 2 s, and the frequency is 2 Hz. The frequency is ½

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    A stationary motion detector sends sound waves of frequency 0.0953 MHz toward a truck approaching at a speed of 42.6 m/s. What is the frequency of the waves reflected back to the detector? (Take the speed of sound to be 343 m/s.)

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    A sound source producing 1.00-{\rm kHz} waves moves toward a stationary listener atone-half the speed of sound. The frequency that the listener will hear is2000 Hz. when the source is stationary and the listener moves towardthe source at one-half the speed

  14. Physics

    as observer travelling with a constant velocity of 20m/s passes close to a stationary source of sound and noticed that there is a change of frequency of 50Hz as he passes the source. What is the frequency of the source? (speed of sound in air=340m/s)

  15. Physics

    Ultrasound reflected from an oncoming bloodstream that is moving at 30 cm/s is mixed with the original frequency of 1.3 MHz to produce beats. What is the beat frequency? (Velocity of sound in blood = 1540 m/s.) Beat frequency = Hz HELP: This problem

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    A stereo speaker represented by P in the figure below emits sound waves with a power output of 114 W. What is the intensity of the sound waves at point x when r = 11.8 m?

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    The siren on an ambulance is emitting a sound whose frequency is 2421 Hz. The speed of sound is 343 m/s. (a) If the ambulance is stationary and you (the "observer") are sitting in a parked car, what are the wavelength and the frequency of the sound you

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    Ige confused, the truck driver sound the horn of the truck, which has a frequency of 260HZ. The speed of sound in air is 340m/s. an observer hears the sound while traveling in a bus toward the truck at a speed of 30m/s. a) what is the wavelength of the

  21. Physics

    An observer traveling with a constant velocity of 20m/s passes close to a stationary source of sound and noticed that there is a change of frequency of 50Hz as he passes the source.What is the frequency of the source? (Speed of sound in air=340 m/s)

  22. physics

    A stereo speaker emits sound waves with a power output of 100W. (a) find the intensity 10.0m from the source. B) find the intensity level in decibels, at this distance. C) at what distance would you experience the sound at the threshold of pain,120dB?

  23. physics

    A train moving at a constant speed is passing a stationary observer on a platform. a flute player is playing a note with frequency of 940Hz. after the flute has passed, the observer hears the sound frequency of 915Hz. What is the speed of the train? The

  24. Science

    1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed***** Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2.

  25. Science

    1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2. Sound

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    Three sources of sound are distributed along a line, as shown in the figure. v is the speed of sound. Source A is at rest, and it emits sound waves with a frequency of 480 Hz. Source B is traveling at v/5 to the right, and it emits sound waves with a

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    A sound of 7 kHz frequency is well within the normal hearing range of most people. True. False.

  29. physics

    1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. decrease 2)How fast should a car move toward you for the car's horn to sound 2.88% higher in frequency than when the car is stationary? The speed of sound is 343 m/s.

  30. physics

    A siren mounted on the roof of a firehouse emits sound at a frequency of 900 Hz. A steady wind is blowing with a speed of 15 m/s. Take the speed of sound in calm air to be 343 m/s. (c) Firefighters are approaching the siren from various directions at 15.0

  31. Physics

    1. A train whistle has a frequency of 1000 Hz. If the train is speeding at a velocity of 60 km/h past a stationary railroad crossing attendant, what is the apparent frequency a) as the train approaches him, b) as it moves away from him? Assume speed of

  32. Physics

    An observer is located directly between two speakers, located 20m apart. The speakers are in phase with each other, and both are emitting a sound with a frequency of 60Hz. How far away from the centre should the observer move to get the first destructive

  33. physics

    An observer detects an apparent frequency of 505 hz coming from a 500 hz source. Which is true? a. the observer is moving due east, away from the stationary source b. the source is moving due west, away from the stationary observer c. the souce and the

  34. phys

    An observer detects an apparent frequency of 505 hz coming from a 500 hz source. Which is true? a. the observer is moving due east, away from the stationary source b. the source is moving due west, away from the stationary observer c. the souce and the

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    An acoustic burglar alarm consists of a source emitting waves of frequency 28.0 kHz. What is the beat frequency between the source waves and the waves reflected from an intruder walking at an average speed of 0.095 m/s directly away from the alarm?

  36. when the energy of a sound wave is transferred to

    when the energy of a sound wave is transferred to a particle of a medium and causes it to vibrate and generate heat, the sound wave is a. reflected b. refracted c. absorbed d. transmitted The pitch of the siren of a moving fire truck changes from high to

  37. physics

    A speeding car is pulling away from a police car. The police car is moving at 30 m/s. The radar gun in the police car emits an electromagnetic wave with a frequency of 20.0 x 10^9 Hz. The wave reflects from the speeding car and returns to the police car

  38. physics

    a flying bat emits squeaks of frequency 80 kHz.if a stationary observer hears the frequency of the squeaks as 78kHz,is the bat moving towards or away from the observer?determine the speed at which the bat is flying.

  39. Physics

    This time I have two questions: #1.A recording engineer works in a soundproofed room that is 49.7 dB quieter than the outside. If the sound intensity in the room is 2.66 x 10-10 W/m2, what is the intensity outside? #2.A listener increases his distance from

  40. physic

    A source of sound emits waves at a frequency 650 Hz. An observer is located at a distance 190 m from the source. Use m/s for the speed of sound. (a) Assume completely still air. How many wavefronts (full waves) are there between the source and the

  41. physics(URGENT!!!!!)

    A source of sound emits waves at a frequency f= 650 Hz. An observer is located at a distance d= 170 m from the source. Use u=340 m/s for the speed of sound. (a) Assume completely still air. How many wavefronts (full waves) N are there between the source

  42. physics

    A train at rest emits a sound at a frequency of 1089 Hz. An observer in a car travels away from the sound source at a speed of 30.7 m/s. What is the frequency heard by the observer? Assume the speed of sound in air to be 343 m/s.

  43. physics

    1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. A)increase B)decrease C)remain the same D)need to know the speed of the source (answer:decrease.) As the detector recedes from the source, the relative velocity is

  44. physics

    1)As a sound source moves away from a stationary observer, the number of waves will. decrease 2)How fast should a car move toward you for the car's horn to sound 2.88% higher in frequency than when the car is stationary? The speed of sound is 343 m/s.

  45. phy

    Doppler ultrasound is used to measure the speed of blood flow. If the speed of the red blood cells is v, the speed of sound in blood is u, the ultrasound source emits waves of frequency f, and we assume that the blood cells are moving directly toward the

  46. physics

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  47. science

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  48. physics

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  49. Physics

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  50. physics

    A source of sound (1200 Hz) emits uniformly in all directions. An observer 2.99 m from the source measures a sound level of 41.1 dB. Calculate the average power output of the source.

  51. physics

    A source of sound (1200 Hz) emits uniformly in all directions. An observer 2.99 m from the source measures a sound level of 41.1 dB. Calculate the average power output of the source.

  52. physics

    A source of sound (1200 Hz) emits uniformly in all directions. An observer 2.99 m from the source measures a sound level of 41.1 dB. Calculate the average power output of the source.

  53. Physics

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  54. physical

    You are traveling in a car toward a hill at a speed of 42.1 mph. The car's horn emits sound waves of frequency 251 Hz, which move with a speed of 343 m/s. a) Determine the frequency with which the waves strike the hill. b) What is the frequency of the

  55. physics

    You are traveling in a car toward a hill at a speed of 40.8 mph. The car's horn emits sound waves of frequency 243 Hz, which move with a speed of 340 m/s.The frequency with which the waves strike the hill is 254.7Hz and the frequency of the reflected sound

  56. physics

    An observer rides with a moving sound source directly toward a large vertical wall. The vehicle has a constant speed of 10m/s and the source has a frequency of 150Hz. What beat frequency is heard by the observer as a result of the combination of the direct

  57. Physics 20

    A 2.50-kg Pendulum is attatched to a string 11.4m stringis pulled aside until it is.386m above its lowest position and released. The pendulum is designed to emit sound waves at a frequency of 440 Hz; However, as it swings toward and away from an observer,

  58. physics--please help

    You are traveling in a car toward a hill at a speed of 40.8 mph. The car's horn emits sound waves of frequency 243 Hz, which move with a speed of 340 m/s.The frequency with which the waves strike the hill is 254.7Hz and the frequency of the reflected sound

  59. physics--please help

    You are traveling in a car toward a hill at a speed of 40.8 mph. The car's horn emits sound waves of frequency 243 Hz, which move with a speed of 340 m/s.The frequency with which the waves strike the hill is 254.7Hz and the frequency of the reflected sound

  60. Physics

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  61. physics

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  64. physics

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  65. Physics

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  68. DrBob222

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  72. PHYSICS

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    I need to check my answers!! Which of these is not in the family a. sound b. light c. infrared radiation (answer) d. radio waves When an electric charge is shaken to and fro in quick succession, the vibrating charge emits a. infrasonic sound b. Ultrasonic

  76. Science

    I need to check my answers!! Which of these is not in the family a. sound b. light c. infrared radiation (answer) d. radio waves When an electric charge is shaken to and fro in quick succession, the vibrating charge emits a. infrasonic sound b. Ultrasonic

  77. Physics

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  80. physics

    An airplane traveling at v = 152 m/s emits a sound of frequency 1850 Hz. At what frequency does a stationary listener hear the sound as the plane approaches? Use 340 m/s for the speed of the sound and answer in Hz.

  81. Physics Help PLEASE!!!

    What approximate change in decibels does an observer experience form a sound source if the observer moves to a new location that is 67% as far from the source? 23 -23 40 2.76 -2.76 1.94 -1.94 2.57 -2.57 0 do I multiply .67 times 10 log .67?

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  83. Physics _ College

    A 50 cm long hollow glass cylinder is open at both ends and is suspended in air. A source of sounds that produces a pure frequency is placed close to one end of the tube. The frequency is placed close to one end of the tube. The frequency of the sound

  84. Physics

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  85. Physics

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  86. physics

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    I need help with a few of these questions: 1.Which of the following waves are mechanical waves? A.light waves B.microwaves C.radio waves D.sound waves I think it's D? 2.Which gives the frequency of the wave in terms of its peaks? A.the height of the

  88. Physics

    An observer is located directly between two speakers located 20 metres apart.Speakers are in phase and both are emitting a sound of 60Hz.How far away from the centre should the observer move to get the first destructive interference?

  89. DrBob222

    A car moving at 16.0 m/s, passes an observer while its horn is pressed. Find the difference between the frequencies of sound heard when the car approaches and when it recedes from the stationary observer. The velocity of sound is 343 m/s and the frequency

  90. Physics!!

    A car moving at 16.0 m/s, passes an observer while its horn is pressed. Find the difference between the frequencies of sound heard when the car approaches and when it recedes from the stationary observer. The velocity of sound is 343 m/s and the frequency

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    1. A weatherman reports, "the storm waves are about 2 meters high and about 35 meters apart. "what properties of waves is the reporter describing? Frequency and wavelength Wavelength and wave speed***** Amplitude and wavelength Amplitude and frequency 2.

  93. Physics

    Two speakers are 2m apart. An observer is 3m Infront of one speaker. a) if both are driven by a single oscillator at 300Hz, what is the phase difference at the observer b) what is the frequency closest to 300Hz for which the observer hear minimal sound?

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  95. PHYSICS

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  96. physical

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