Suppose a stick is struck against

Question:

Suppose a stick is struck against a frying pan in vacuum. Will the frying > pan vibrate? Will we be able to hear the sound? Explain.

Solution:

Yes, the frying pan will vibrate.

Since, it is being hit by the stick but vibrations need a medium to travel and there is no

medium in vacuum, so we’cannot hear the vibrations produced.

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