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If their is a increase in temperature of air what is the affect on freqiency of sound?

If their is a increase in temperature of air what is the affect on freqiency of sound?

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Arun
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4 years ago
The speed of sound in a gas is directly proportional to temperature. This means that, in warm air, sound will propagate faster.
Frequency = Speed / Wavelength; since the wavelength remains constant (as we don't change anything regarding the sound source), frequency will increase too in warmer air.
 
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