Wavelength of a sound traveling through air

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Homework Statement


a sound having a frequency of 264 Hz travels through air at 25.0 C. what is the wavelength of the sound.


Homework Equations


V = frequency x wavelength


The Attempt at a Solution


i cant even attempt it because i don't know how temperature affects sound.
 

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From wikipedia
in air the speed of sound is given by
[tex] c_{\mathrm{air}} = 331{.}3 + (0{.}6 \cdot T) \ \mathrm{m \cdot s^{-1}} [/tex]

wher T is the temperature of the air in celcius
 

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