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Chapter 17 - Halliday/Resnick/Walker Fundamentals of...

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Unformatted text preview: Halliday/Resnick/Walker Fundamentals of Physics 8 th edition Classroom Response System Questions Chapter 17 Waves II Reading Quiz Questions 17.2.1. What is the term used to describe the surfaces over which the oscillations due to a sound wave have the same value? a) rays b) wave packets c) beats d) phasors e) wave fronts 17.2.1. What is the term used to describe the surfaces over which the oscillations due to a sound wave have the same value? a) rays b) wave packets c) beats d) phasors e) wave fronts 17.2.2. What is the term used to describe the directed lines that are perpendicular to wavefronts and indicate their direction of travel? a) rays b) wave packets c) beats d) phasors e) phonons 17.2.2. What is the term used to describe the directed lines that are perpendicular to wavefronts and indicate their direction of travel? a) rays b) wave packets c) beats d) phasors e) phonons 17.3.1. Which one of the following expressions correctly gives the relationship between the speed of sound v in a medium and the properties of that medium? a) b) c) d) The speed is only proportional to the inertial property. e) The speed is only proportional to the elastic property. (elastic property)(inertial property) v inertial property elastic property v elastic property inertial property v 17.3.1. Which one of the following expressions correctly gives the relationship between the speed of sound v in a medium and the properties of that medium? a) b) c) d) The speed is only proportional to the inertial property. e) The speed is only proportional to the elastic property. (elastic property)(inertial property) v inertial property elastic property v elastic property inertial property v 17.3.2. Which one of the following statements concerning the speed of sound in a medium is true? a) The speed of sound is greater for materials that have larger densities than it is for materials that have smaller densities and all other properties equal. b) The speed of sound is greater for materials that have smaller densities than it is for materials that have larger densities and all other properties equal. c) The speed of sound is greater for materials that have larger mass than it is for materials that have smaller mass and all other properties equal. d) The speed of sound is greater for materials that have smaller bulk modulus than it is for materials that have s larger bulk modulus and all other properties equal. 17.3.2. Which one of the following statements concerning the speed of sound in a medium is true? a) The speed of sound is greater for materials that have larger densities than it is for materials that have smaller densities and all other properties equal. b) The speed of sound is greater for materials that have smaller densities than it is for materials that have larger densities and all other properties equal....
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