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What can affect the speed of sound and why? Does sending a sound through a tube affect the speed at which it travels?


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The speed of sound depends on the mass per unit volume and the compressibility (springiness) of whatever medium the sound is travelling in. It does not depend on the boundaries of the medium.

Tim Mooney



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