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Mach Number

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Homework Statement


What is the mach number if an aircraft traveling at sea level at 0 degrees with a speed of A)1140km/h b)900.0km/ the answers are 0.995 abd 0.753 in order. I Cant get those.


Homework Equations


mach number=speed of object/speed of sound


The Attempt at a Solution



322meters per second/316meters per second

1.02meters per second and i got a different number than the answer for number 2
 

Answers and Replies

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for the first it should be: [tex] \frac{316. 6 \frac{m}{s}}{ 340.29 \frac{m}{s}} [/tex]
 
  • #3
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where did u get 340 from
 
  • #4
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thats the speed of sound at sea level.
 

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