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the vibration of the particles of medium of the sound waves causes the sound waves to travel

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Where can sound waves not travel?

Sound waves are unable to travel through vacuums. Sound is nothing more than a distruption of air waves that causes vibrations. Since a vacuum has a complete absence of air, sound will not travel throughout.

Can sound waves travel through clouds?

Yes, sound waves can travel through clouds.

How sound waves can travel only in the air?

Sound waves can travel through gases (air), liquids, and solids. Sound waves travel fastest through solids.

Sound waves cannot travel on the?

Sound waves cannot travel through vaccum.

Where do sound waves travel through?

Sound waves travel through matter, whether solid, liquid, or gas. They do not travel through vacuum.

Which waves travel through a medium?

Mechanical waves, such as sound waves travel through a medium. They cannot travel through a vacuum.

How do sound waves travel through differently through gas solid and liquid?

sound waves travel through gas the slowest.sound waves travel through liquids slow and fast, in the middle.sound waves travel through solids the fastest.

What materials will sound travel through?

Sound waves will travel through gases, liquids, and solids. Sound waves cannot pass through a vacuum.

How do sound waves travel to a satellite?

Sound waves require a medium to travel through, and, since space is a vacuum, sound waves can't travel in it.

What type of waves travel through matter?

The type of waves that travel through matter are Electromagnetic waves.

What can't sound travel through and why?

Sound cannot travel through a vacuum, such as in outer space. "Sound" refers to waves of compression which travel through matter. When there is no matter, there can be no such waves, and therefore no sound.

Why can radio waves travel through space but sound waves can not?

Radio waves travel through empty space because they are electromagnetic waves, whereas sound is a wave that must travel through air.

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