# Speed Of Light or Speed Of Sound: Which speed is faster?

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• Anonymous . September 2020
no
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Atmosphere is a greater barrier for sound than light.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Y has a long tail and two branches
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because it is
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
is a physical constant. Machs related to an elastic ratio.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I'm a kid and I've known this since I was like 7
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Its obvious.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I'm learning...
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
mep
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because Light is thunder and thunder is faster than sound. When there is a storm you see the thunder before you hear t.You don't know that you can see the fireworks before hearing them, that is because light is so fast.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because it said 299,792,458 meters per second. 343.2 meters per second? Yeah, it's faster.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
The reason why I chose this is because the speed of light is about 300 million meters per second and the speed of sound is 343.2 meters per second and so the speed of light is faster.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Speed of light travels 299,792458 meters per second while speed of sound travels 343.2 per second
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Light is an matter of electromagnetic matter which the electrons travels its maximum speed around 299792456 m/sec
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
there is more metres measured than speed ofsound which means it travels quicker and faster.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because it just told me in the first paragraph... duh
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
cos i aint Dumbo
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
XD
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I'm not stupid
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
chegg
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Well, would you rather have \$299,792,458 or \$343.20? :)
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
you see the lightning strike before you hear it
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Light is 300,000km/s goddam nothing we could conceive we made things which travel fast but light is the fastest thing aside from teleportation
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Lightning appears before the thunder
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because the speed of light travels at about 300,000 k / second and the speed of sound 300m / second.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I'm guessing . I think so .
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I don't give a ****
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
The speed of light has a higher frequency, meaning it can travel much faster compared to the speed of sound, which has a longer wavelength
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
contact me. I think you know what time travel is. Rkossarian@gmail.com. Its urgent.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because it is dummy **** hole
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because it does not need any medium to travel
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Duh...
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because I took science classes growing up and wanted to be a science teacher.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
the thunder and lightening theory...you always see lightening before the thunder
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Lol
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
its common knowledge
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Speed of light is 300 mil meters/sec
Speed of sound is only 345 meters/sec
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Light travels faster than sound
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I'AM SMART
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I guessed
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Measured at 299,792,458 meters per second
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
the speed od light is 1 million times faster than sound.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
obious
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because it is just that good
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• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I picked speed of light because speed of light is the well know thing that can travel very fast.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
light travels 300,000 kilometers per second

sound travels 1 kilometer every 3 seconds
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
It's a secret. "C" you later...
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because light of speed is instant

• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because light is more energetic than sound
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because everyone knows that
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
it can travel 299,792,458 meters per second compared to 343.2 meters per second for speed of sound. MNot even close.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because light travels through a vacuum. Whereas sound needs a medium to travel through.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Its faster
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because speed of light travel at 299,792,458 meters per second vs speed of sound travel only 343.2 meters per second.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Light travels at almost 300,000,000 m/s and sound only travels at 340 m/s.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Duhh
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
as we know that sound travels more slower (about 330 m/s)than light(which travels at a speed of 3 lakh kilometer
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
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• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Sound consists of longitudinal waves whereas light consists of transverse waves as such sound needs a material to travel, light can actually move in a vacuum.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Speed goes faster at 3 x 10e8 metres per second whereas sound goes at roughly 350 metres per second and depends on altitude and temperature among other things.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
LET ME GIVE THE EXAMPLE OF LIGHTNING......................WE CAN SEE THE FLASH OF LIGHTNING EARLIER THAN WE CAN HEAR THE SOUND OF IT.............
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because it's said so in the article
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
The speed of light is faster than the speed of sound.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because i did
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
It makes sense
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
The lightening always comes before the thunder
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Skkrt
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because it is
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
oh and because did you know that if the sun went out it would take us 8 minutes to figure it out? That means it would take 8 mins for the darkness to reach earth. :0
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
its because I read the article. First I thought it was sound. I think.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
You see light before you hear sound
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
n
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Light is energy that can travel in a vacuum... Sound requires matter to travel... And is slower because it travel by vibrations...
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Numbers never lie. The speed of light is so fast that it is impossible for the sound to "catch up." The speed of light is constant, but speed of sound, or Mach 1, can be altered, changed, and can be utilized in modern aerodynamics, but the speed of light cannot be achieved for that particular use.
When Mach 1 is attained, the sound barrier is broken and a sonic boom is the result. Sonic booms could seriously damage the human ear and body, and even cause damage to the environment around you since sound waves can "break things apart." It's like an unstoppable force of energy destroying a city in a matter of seconds.
Reaching the speed of light, or C, in theoretical terms, could be instant time travel to the future, especially if you are in a vehicle which can resist the side effects of going at such a speed. However, this amazing feat is only achieved in works of fiction, and not in real life. At least that's as far as we know...
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because I'm not an idiot
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
speed of light 299,792,458 meter per second
speed of sound 343.2 meter per second
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because it's true
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
During a thunderstorm, I see the lightning before I hear the thunder.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Light is fixed, sound is variable
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
**** wrinkle
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because its faster, ya dip
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Light travels faster
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because the difference in relative speeds expressed above indicate light moves roughly one million times faster than sound.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because it makes sense
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
The "c" is approximately 1,000 times faster the sound.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
light velocity is higher than sound velocity
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
has a faster velocity
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
nunya bidnes
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because it's true!
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
oooookkkkk
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because when we go away from the source of sound it seems slow but light is not like this.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Duh! Within the standard medium, the speed of light is 873521 times the speed of sound.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Its value is measured at 299,792,458 meters per second.
sound is measured at 343.2 meters per second
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
light travels at a speed of 300,000km/sec whereas sound travels at a speed of 300m/sec which is much slower than the speed of light.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Speed of light is faster since light particles or light waves can travel through vacuum and it doesn't need a medium to transfer or travel so it can move fast while sound waves still need medium to travel. And also, light is mechanical wave while sound is transverse.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because we're not stupid!!!
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because when compared to a constant light is 870,000 times faster than sound, and because it would be impossible for sound to be high enough in altitude to match the speed of light without being out of earths atmosphere.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Shelby Good
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Beacause I like lot's of Chicken

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• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because when you see lightning you always see it before you hear it
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because light moves faster than soun d because sounds can have slow beats
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because the speed of sound is just much fatser and tha answer was just found...:)
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
bcoz we all know the sunlight reached to us in second which is about 91 million km. from earth.
but we can't hear the voice of anything after some distance.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
you can see it before you hear it light lightening.
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
123km
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
'cause it's faster, duh
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
**** you all
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because theoraticlly if I wanted I could scream so loudly that My voice would surpass the speed of light
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
because thunder is lightning
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
u can't hear light but u can hear sound
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
343.2 is faster than 299.792.458
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Speed is loud and constant
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because sound travels faster than light because it travels as vibrations in the air
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
i guessed
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Takes less meters s to reach you in a second
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
as sound is music and music is good
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
as light cant go in a circle
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
as I'm a good scientist!
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
lightning
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
I guessed
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Cuz I liek muzik
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
cuz sound go boom boom
• Anonymous . 3+ yrs. ago
Because i can hear a **** before i can smell it...