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Lesson 12 Representing sound

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First, learners will be reminded of how sound travels. This will then lead into an explanation of how sound can be interpreted digitally. Through examples and demonstrations, learners will find out about the key terms: sampling, sample rate, and sample resolution.

Learning objectives

  • Explain why analogue sound data needs to be converted into binary digits
  • Describe the concepts of sampling, sample rate, and sample resolution

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