## Question

A train blowing its whistle moves with a constant velocity *u* away from the observer on the ground. The ratio of the actual frequency of the whistle to that measured by the observer is found to be 1.2. If the train is at rest and the observer moves away from it at the same velocity, the ratio would be given by

### Solution

1.25

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Now, from (i) we have or *u* = 0.2 *v* or Using this in (ii), we get

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