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# A person is listening to a tone of 500 Hz sitting at a distance of 450 m from the source of the sound. What is the time interval between successive compressions from the source?

A person is listening to a tone of 500 Hz sitting at a distance of 450 m from the source of the sound. What is the time interval between successive compressions from the source?

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Given,

The frequency of the sound wave, $f = 500Hz$.

Hence, the time period,

$T = \frac{1}{f} = \frac{1}{500Hz} = 0.002\ s$

Therefore, the time interval between successive compressions from the source of sound is equal to the time period of sound waves.

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