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In experiment to determine the speed of sound using resonance column,prongs of tuning fork are kept in vertical pane? Why?

In experiment to determine the speed of sound using resonance column,prongs of tuning fork are kept in vertical pane? Why?

Grade:12th pass

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Elton
42 Points
6 years ago
It is kept as such because the prongs vibrate sidewards, which means that the sound energy is transferred towards the sides of the prongs. Thus the prongs are kept in a vertical pane while doing the experiment.

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