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Earthquakes at fault lines in the Earth’s crust create seismic waves, which are longitudinal (P waves)

or transverse (S waves). The P waves has a speed of about 7 km/s. Estimate the average bulk

modulus of the Earth’s crust given that the density of rock is about 2500 kg/m3

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The expression for the...

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