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2.3 Speed of Sound in Liquid

$\displaystyle c = \sqrt{elastic\; property \over inertial\; property} = \sqrt{B \over \rho}$ (5)

$\displaystyle B = \rho {{d {P} \over { d \rho}} }$ (6)

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