Chapter - 5 Sound

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Does sound follow the same laws of reflection as light does? Explain. 

Answer:

Sound reflected on the surface of a solid or liquid like the light ray and follows the same law of reflection that light obeys.

Laws of reflection of sound:

(I) The incident and the reflected sound wave create the same angle at the point of incidence with the normal to the surface.

(ii) The sound wave incident, the sound wave reflected, and the normal sound wave to the point of incidence are all in the same plane.


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