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Problem 18.8: In which of the animation(s) does the source travel slower than sound?

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The animation represents a cross section of a three-dimensional sound wave propagating away from a moving source (time is given in seconds). Restart.

  1. In which of the animation(s) does the source travel slower than the speed of sound?
  2. In which of the animation(s) does the resulting sound wave travel the fastest?

Physlets were developed at Davidson College and converted from Java to JavaScript using the SwingJS system developed at St. Olaf College.

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