What factor will increase the speed of a sound wave in the air?

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Date created: Tue, Mar 9, 2021 4:40 AM
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  • By far the most important factor influencing the speed of sound in air is temperature. The speed is proportional to the square root of the absolute temperature, giving an increase of about 0.6 m/s per degree Celsius.

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Speed of sound would increase as the temperature of the air increases Speed of sound increases as humidity of air increases Speed of sound is affected by the density of the air. As density increases velocity of sound decreases

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