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Module 1: Speed of sound

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Physics - Worked examples: the speed of sound

Worked examples: the speed of sound

* Approximately how long would it take for the sound of a lightning
strike which is one kilometre away to reach you? Show your working.

* A fireworks display ends with a rocket exploding in the sky directly
above your head. The sound of the explosion reaches you 1.5 seconds after
you see it. How high was the exploding rocket? Show your calculations.

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