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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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