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Why is it so quiet after a snowfall?

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Given: It becomes so quiet after a snowfall. After a snowfall, the sound is unable to bounce off snow as easily as it bounces off water or woods, as snow is a good absorber of sound. Conclusion: It is so quiet after a snowfall because snow is a good absorber of sound (it reflects little sound).

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