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Chapter 7, Problem 24E
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The speed of sound is 330 m/s . If fireworks are 1 .5 km away, what is the length of the time delay between seeing the fireworks explode and hearing the sound?

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

The length of time delay between seeing the fireworks explode and hearing the sound is to be determined.

Concept Introduction:

Sound is a travelling wave created by a vibrating object.

Speed of an object is the distance travelled by it per unit of time.

The relation between speed, time and distance is as follows:

Time=DistanceSpeed

Here, distance is in meters, speed is in meter/second and time is in seconds.

Explanation of Solution

Given information: The distance between the viewer and the fireworks is 1.5km and speed of sound is 330 m/s.

First, the relationship between kilometer and meter is as follows:

1km=1×103m1.5km=1.5km×1×103m1km=1

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