Thunderstorm

The sound travels 1 km in about 3 seconds. How far is the storm if there is a time interval of 8 seconds between lightning and thunder?

Correct answer:

s =  2.6667 km

Step-by-step explanation:

s=1 83=83 km=2.6667 km



Did you find an error or inaccuracy? Feel free to write us. Thank you!



avatar




Tips to related online calculators
Do you want to convert velocity (speed) units?
Do you want to convert time units like minutes to seconds?

You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

Related math problems and questions:

  • Thunder and lightning
    lightning There was a glimpse of the sky, and we hear thunder in 4.5 seconds. The light spreads at 300,000 kilometers per second so that we can assume the flash instantly without delay. However, the sound's speed is much lower in the air, one-third of a kilometer p
  • Train and car
    car_vs_train The train and the car started at a constant speed to journey. When the train travels 87 km, the car travels 97 km. How many km travels the train when the car travels 87 km?
  • Railroad
    trains The railroad runs parallel to the railway. The train travels at 36 km/h on track. In the opposite direction, the motorcycle rides at 90 km/h. The train passes in 3 seconds. How long is a train?
  • Speed of sound
    sotka_t100 The average speed of sound is 330 meters per second. Estimate how long it will take to hear the church bell 1 km away. Calculate the distance from what would hear sound after 10 seconds.
  • Two vans
     two vans At 8:30 a. M. , two vans leave at a parking area. They travel in opposite directions: one van travels at 48 km/h and the other at 62 km/h. At what time will the cars be 550 km apart?
  • Cyclist 9
    cyclist A cyclist travels at a speed of 4.25 km per hour. At that rate, how far can he travel in 3.75 hours?
  • Hurry - rush
    bus At an average speed 7 km/h, I will come from the school to the bus stop for 30 minutes. How fast I need to go if I need to get to the bus stop in 21 minutes?
  • Train speed
    trains Two guns were fired from the same place at an interval of 10 minutes and 30 seconds, but a person in a train approaching the place hears second shot 10 minutes after the first. The speed of the train (in km/hr), supposing that sound travels at 340 m/s is:
  • Driver
    truck I drive at an average speed of 70km/h, I drive 10 thousand km. How long did it take me?
  • Passenger car
    ts_5_2_wi-1 Passenger car travels 1 km for 2.3 minutes, a truck during a 50 seconds long. How much is the speed of the truck less?
  • The car
    car The car travels at a speed of 70 km/h, what distance will it travel in 2 hours?
  • Storm
    storm-012 So far, a storm has traveled 35 miles in 1/2 hour in direction straight to observer. If it is currently 5:00 p. M. And the storm is 105 miles away from you, at what time will the storm reach you? Explain how you solved the problem.
  • Runner 2
    runner2 Marian runs 12 meters in 8 seconds. How far would Marian run for 70 seconds if he still runs at the same pace?
  • Earth and Sun
    sun Earth is 150 million km away from the Sun. 300,000 km of sunlight travels in 1 second. How long will the light come from the Sun to the Earth?
  • Car
    american-cars The car goes from point A to point B at speed 86 km/h and back 53 km/h. If it goes there and back at speed 67 km/h trip would take 10 minutes shorter. What is the distance between points A and B?
  • The cyclist
    cyclist The cyclist drove from A to B, 60 km away. The first half drove at 30km/h, the second at 20km/h. How long did it take for him?
  • Two cars 2
    2cars Two cars started from two positions 87 km distant at the same time in opposite directions at speeds 81 km/h and 75 km/h. What was the distance between them after 2 hours 50 minutes of driving.