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Speed of sound in moist air is ___________ than speed of sound in dry air: A) Less B) Same as C) More D) Data insufficient

Speed of sound in moist air is ___________ than speed of sound in dry air:
A) Less
B) Same as
C) More
D) Data insufficient

Grade:12th pass

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Pawan Prajapati
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3 months ago
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Yash Patari
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3 months ago
Dear student
The density of dry air is more than that of moist air (when moisture is removed from air, its density increases). The speed of sound in a medium is inversely proportional to the square root of its density. Therefore, the speed of sound in moist air is more than that in dry air.

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