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Homework Help: Wavelength of a sound traveling through air

  1. May 30, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    a sound having a frequency of 264 Hz travels through air at 25.0 C. what is the wavelength of the sound.

    2. Relevant equations
    V = frequency x wavelength

    3. The attempt at a solution
    i cant even attempt it because i don't know how temperature affects sound.
  2. jcsd
  3. May 30, 2007 #2
    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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