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Q & A: The pitch of sound

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Most recent answer: 05/16/2013
Q:
WHAT DETERMINES THE PITCH OF A SOUND?
- JAZMIN (age 11)
HOLLYWOOD,FLORIDA
A:
The pitch of a sound is determined by it\'s vibration frequency, or equivalently the wavelength which is related to frequency by  λ  = v/f.   Here, λ is the wavelength, f is the frequency, and  v is the velocity of sound.

LeeH

(published on 05/16/2013)

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