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When poked by a spear, an operatic soprano lets out a 1200-Hz shriek. What is its wavelength if the speed of sound is 345 m/s?
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$0.288 \textrm{ m}$

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OpenStax College Physics Solution, Chapter 17, Problem 1 (Problems & Exercises) (0:38)


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Submitted by gracepho on Sat, 11/14/2020 - 09:19

Hi just wanted to let you know - the answer in the video is right, but the answer typed out above is different from the one in the video!

Submitted by ShaunDychko on Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:00

Hi gracepho, thank you so much for pointing that out. I've updated the final answer to match the video.
All the best with your studies,

In reply to by gracepho