Where does sound travel fastest - dense or less dense air?

Answer Because sound travels by vibration of matter, the density of the medium through which it is traveling will affect its speed. The denser the molecules, the faster it will travel. So sound will trave... Read More »

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Why is cold air more dense than hot air?

As you heat up air, it begins to increase in volume and become less dense. You can see this in action if you have a two-story home and the bottom floor is always colder than the top.Density Equatio... Read More »

What are the causes of dense stools?

The cause of dense or hard stools can vary from person to person, but is usually related to one's diet and exercise regimen. There are also other existing conditions that may attribute to dense sto... Read More »

What is the most dense liquid?

Mercury is the densest liquid. It has a density of 13.5g per cubic centimeter. Mercury is dense because it is a metal similar to lead, but it turns into a liquid at room temperature. Mercury is so... Read More »

Is strontium dense?

Near room temperature, strontium (Sr on the periodic table) possesses a density of 2.54 grams per cubic centimeter (g/cc). For sake of comparison, the density of strontium is about the same as that... Read More »