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Define the term ‘tone’. A person is listening to a sound of 500 Hz sitting at a distance of 450 m from the source of the sound. What is the time interval between successive compressions reaching his ears from the source?

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Tone is the sound of single frequency. 


Frequency, f = 500 Hz; 

Distance, s = 450 m 

Time period, T=? 

T = 1/ f = 1 /500 = 0.002s 

Therefore, the time interval will be 0.002 s

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