The speed of sound is more in humid air.

From the relation.

V ∝ /sqrt{γP\over ρ} it is clear that V ∝ 1\over /sqrt{ρ}

**As the density of air decreases with an increase in moisture level in air hence speed of sound increases in humid air.**

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# In which medium the speed of sound is more — humid air or dry air? Give a reason to your answer.

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sound is inversely proportional to the square root of density of the gas.
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The speed of sound is more in humid air.

From the relation.

V ∝ /sqrt{γP\over ρ} it is clear that V ∝ 1\over /sqrt{ρ}

**As the density of air decreases with an increase in moisture level in air hence speed of sound increases in humid air.**

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