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Problem 49E

Unless indicated otherwise, assume the speed of sound in air to be v = 344 m/s. A car alarm is emitting sound waves of frequency 520 Hz. You are on a motorcycle, traveling directly away from the parked car. How fast must you be traveling if you detect a frequency of 490 Hz?

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Solution 49E Let your speed be x. Given that the speed of sound v = 344 m/s The frequency of the car alarm = 520 Hz The frequency heard by you = 490 Hz vx Therefore,...

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Textbook: University Physics
Edition: 13
Author: Hugh D. Young, Roger A. Freedman
ISBN: 9780321675460

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