A musical instrument produces a sound wave with a frequency of 1000 Hz. The sound wave has a wavelength of 0.34 m in air. Calculate the speed of the sound wave in air.

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From the equation for speed: Speed = frequency * wavelength 

=> v = 1000 * 0.34 = 340 metres per second 

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