reason for decrease in tha speed of sound at higher aititudes

Asked by  | 2nd Mar, 2008, 05:58: PM

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At the higher altitudes the density of atmosphere decreases and hence the speed of sound also decreases since speed of sound is directly proportional to the density of atmosphere.

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Answered by  | 7th Mar, 2008, 10:11: AM

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