Q. 204.2( 13 Votes )

Which of the following is the speed of sound in water and which in steel?
(a) 5000 m/s
(b) 1500 m/s
(c) 340 m/s

Answer :

The speed of sound is faster in solid as compared to liquid, and then slowest in gases. Thus, the speed of sound is more in steel, then water and then air.

(a) 5000 m/s - Speed of sound in steel.

(b) 1500 m/s - Speed of sound in water.

(c) 340 m/s - Speed of sound in air.

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