Do higher pitch sounds travel faster than lower pitch sounds?

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asked Jun 13, 2018 in Home Work Help by Amca (400 points)
Do higher pitch sounds travel faster than lower pitch sounds?

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answered Jun 17, 2018 by Shawn (73,080 points)
Low pitched sounds correspond to low frequency sound waves while high frequency sounds correspond to high frequency sound waves.

Both sound waves travel similar to each other but they can appear different when hearing them.

If you do appear to hear the high and low pitch sounds different then it's because of what's known as the doppler shift.

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