What do echo and reverbation have in common?

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Homework Statement


What do echo and reverbation have in common?

Homework Equations


We can hear sounds with a difference of 0.1 seconds. Speed of sound 340 m/S. the distance the sound travels is 34 m. the distance from the wall is 17m.

The Attempt at a Solution


They are the reflection of sound waves, they are formed when sound waves meet a hard surface, they cause a repetition of the sound. The waves keep having the same frequency (the source doesn't change); They have the same speed and length as they had before the reflection, because the environment doesn't change. Is there anything else?
 
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DrClaude
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You don't answer the original question: What do echo and reverberation have in common?
 
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Tom.G
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What has to be different in the environment to cause an echo versus a reverberation? Why?

Now, what is the common factor?
 

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