answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer

In order for a sound wave to travel, it must compress and expand the molecules in the medium it travels through (such as air or water). In a vacuum, there is no medium to be compressed and expanded, so the sound wave cannot travel.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2013-09-21 15:39:32
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides

Physics

20 cards

Which term explains whether an object's velocity has increased or decreased over time

Which of these is a characteristic of nonmetals

What is the only factor needed to calculate change in velocity due to acceleration of gravity 9.8 ms

What term is used to describe splitting a large atomic nucleus into two smaller ones

โžก๏ธ
See all cards
4.14
โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…โ˜†โ˜…
141 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why will sound not travel in a vacuum?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
People also asked