Question

Two factories are sounding their sirens at 800 Hz. A man goes from one factory to the other at a speed of 2 m/s. The velocity of the sound is 320 m/s. The number of beats heard by the person in one second will be:

Solution

Correct option is

10

 

When the man is approaching the factory:

                 

When the man is going away from the factory,

                

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Q2

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Q3

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Q4

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Q6

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Q7

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Q8

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Q9

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Q10

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