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You are in a car driving away from a stationary whistle. How does the sound you hear compare with that of the whistle itself? A. You hear a lower pitch than the whistle makes. B. You hear the same pitch that the whistle makes. C. You hear a higher pitch than the whistle makes. D. Your motion is irrelevant to what you hear. **this one I am not sure of at all! :( Thank you! :)

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  1. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    that is the Doppler effect

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so does that mean it would be choice B? :O

  3. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    when the car is driving awat from the source of the sound, then the observed, or measured frequency inside the car, is less than the frequency emitted by the source of that sound wave

  4. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    namely, option B is impossible

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ohh okay! so it should be choice A? lower frequency means lower pitch?

  6. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    yes! it is A

  7. Michele_Laino
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    also option D is impossible

  8. anonymous
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    yay!! and ohh okay!! thank you:D

  9. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    thank you!! :)

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