Solving for the elapsed time between observing the thunder strike and hearing the thunder.
Note, the speed of sound (s) is approximately 1100 to 1200 feet per second.
lightning distance (d)
speed of sound in air (s)
elapsed time between flash and thunder (t)
= NOT CALCULATED
|Solve for the lightning strike distance.|
|Solve for the speed of sound.|
|Solve for the time elapsed between seeing/observing the flash and hearing thunder.|
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