Why does sound travel faster in warmer temperatures?

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Why does sound travel faster in warmer temperatures? 1. Molecules are more loosely packed at warmer temperatures, allowing sound to travel easier. 2. Molecules bump into each other more frequently at warmer temperatures. 3. None of these 4....

Douglas says: Sound does NOT travel faster in warmer objects than cooler ones. Sound is the transmission of compression waves through matter, and the denser the material, the quicker it'll move through it. As...

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