Manipulating Sound Files *

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Learn how to edit sound files so that you can manipulate the recorded sound mathematically. You can either find specialized audio editing software or do background research to teach yourself about sound file structure so that you can write your own simple program to manipulate sound files. Try arithmetic operations on the sound values (e.g., adding or subtracting a constant, multiplying or dividing by a constant). How do these operations alter the sound? Try other mathematical operations: add or subtract two sounds, take the sine of a sound, think of other operations you can try.

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Science Buddies Staff. "Manipulating Sound Files." Science Buddies, 28 July 2017, https://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project-ideas/CompSci_p029/computer-science/manipulating-sound-files?class=AQUbUhcLQ-soez_WEQdc1byl4xbddBtO8AyS1kyZTp1K-6ikzdPlaXJ4XX_-NQLOxeSbC-rGgDhV8wI4BNLwNSUG. Accessed 6 Dec. 2019.

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