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Conversations with astronauts on lunar walks had an echo

College Physics | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168000 | Authors: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs ISBN: 9781938168000 42

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Problem 25PE

Conversations with astronauts on lunar walks had an echo that was used to estimate the distance to the Moon. The sound spoken by the person on Earth was transformed into a radio signal sent to the Moon, and transformed back into sound on a speaker inside the astronaut’s space suit. This sound was picked up by the microphone in the space suit (intended for the astronaut’s voice) and sent back to Earth as a radio echo of sorts. If the round-trip time was 2.60 s, what was the approximate distance to the Moon, neglecting any delays in the electronics?

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= 3.90x108 m

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Textbook: College Physics
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Author: Paul Peter Urone, Roger Hinrichs
ISBN: 9781938168000

Since the solution to 25PE from 24 chapter was answered, more than 307 students have viewed the full step-by-step answer. This full solution covers the following key subjects: moon, Sound, sent, space, back. This expansive textbook survival guide covers 34 chapters, and 3125 solutions. College Physics was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781938168000. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: College Physics , edition: 1. The answer to “Conversations with astronauts on lunar walks had an echo that was used to estimate the distance to the Moon. The sound spoken by the person on Earth was transformed into a radio signal sent to the Moon, and transformed back into sound on a speaker inside the astronaut’s space suit. This sound was picked up by the microphone in the space suit (intended for the astronaut’s voice) and sent back to Earth as a radio echo of sorts. If the round-trip time was 2.60 s, what was the approximate distance to the Moon, neglecting any delays in the electronics?” is broken down into a number of easy to follow steps, and 99 words. The full step-by-step solution to problem: 25PE from chapter: 24 was answered by , our top Physics solution expert on 07/07/17, 04:39PM.

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