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Subject :NSO    Class : Class 9

In an experiment to determine the speed of sound, a gun was fired and an observer at a certain distance (x) away measured the time interval (t) between seeing the flash and hearing the shot. Then the speed of sound in air is calculated by x/t.
Which of the following will affect the result?
(i) Temperature of the environment.
(ii) Pitch of the gunshot.
(iii) Wind blowing from the gunner to the observer.
(iv) Loudness of the gunshot.
(v) Wind blowing from the observer to the gunner.
(vi) Quality of sound by gunshot.

A(i), (iii) and (iv)
B(i), (iii) and (v)
C(i), (ii), (iii) and (vi)
D(ii), (iv), (v) and (vi)

Ans 1:

Class : Class 9
How come temp does not affect the experiment?

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