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Describe two uses of multiple reflections of sound.

Answer :

Multiple reflection of sound is used in various appliances and devices. The examples are as follows:

1. Stethoscope => A medical instrument used for listening the sound produced by heart or lungs. The sounds of heartbeat reach the doctor ear by multiple reflections and amplify the sound. The figure below describes multiple reflections in stethoscope.

2. Designing of Concert Halls => The ceilings of concert halls, conference hall and cinema halls are designed such that sound undergoes multiple reflections and reaches all corners of the hall. Some halls have a curved ceiling for the same. The figure below depicts the multiple reflections in concert hall.

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