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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137
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An Introduction to Physical Science

14th Edition
James Shipman + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781305079137

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Chapter 6, Problem 10MC
Textbook Problem

A moving observer approaches a stationary sound source. What does the observer hear? (6.5)

  1. (a) an increase in frequency
  2. (b) a decrease in frequency
  3. (c) the same frequency as the source

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Chapter 6 Solutions

An Introduction to Physical Science
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(6.1)Ch. 6 - Wave velocity and particle motion are ___ in...Ch. 6 - The distance from one wave crest to an adjacent...Ch. 6 - Wave speed is equal to frequency times ___. (6.2)Ch. 6 - In vacuum electromagnetic waves travel at the...Ch. 6 - Light waves are ___ waves. (6.3)Ch. 6 - Sound waves are ___ waves. (6.4)Ch. 6 - The ultrasonic region is above a sound frequency...Ch. 6 - Decibels are used to measure the sound property of...Ch. 6 - To double the loudness, or sound intensity, a dB...Ch. 6 - In the Doppler effect, when a moving sound source...Ch. 6 - A Doppler blueshift in light from a star indicates...Ch. 6 - Resonance occurs at ___ frequencies. 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