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MCAT Physics Question — Distress Signals

Distress signals in the form of light and sound are emitted from a submerged submarine. When the signals enter the atmosphere, what happens to the speed of sound and light, respectively?   A) The speed of sound and light both increase B) The speed of sound and light both decrease C) The speed of sound

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MCAT Physics Question — Sound Travel

Sound travels fastest through: a) water b) air c) glass d) the speed of sound is constant in all mediums  

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MCAT Physics Question — Doppler Shift

In order to determine the doppler shift in perceived sound frequency, the following variables must be known:   I. speed of sound in medium II. Time of interaction between sound source and detector III. distance between source and detector IV. frequency of emitted sound   a) I only b) I and III c) II and

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MCAT Physics Question — Sound Properties

A passing ambulance at first has a higher pitched siren while approaching a stationary observer followed by a lower pitch as it drives away. Which property of the sound changes as it passes?   a) speed of sound traveling in the medium b) perceived frequency c) actual frequency d) there is no change to any

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