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How do vibrations carry sound through the air?


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How do vibrations carry sound through the air?

Vibrations make compressions and rarefactions in the sorrounding air, so there will be a sound. DAHH

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How do the vibrations travel through air as a sound wave?

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How are sound made?

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How sound is transmitted?

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How does the sound of a banjo travel through the air?

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Does sound waves travel fastest through iron or milk?

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Why does sound travel in vibrations?

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Why does sound need air?

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Why light can travel trough vacuum but not sound?

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A physical property of matter that can be produced by vibrations?

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The ear receives vibrations or sound waves in the air through the ear's opening and down the ear canal. These vibrations strike the eardrum, which then makes vibrations. These vibrations are passed to three bones in the middle ear and into the cochlea, which then translates the vibrations into sound.


What happens to a noise if there is no air?

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What does the eustachain do?

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