# Velocity of sound is maximum in(1) Water(2) Oil(3) air(4) iron

The velocity of the sound varies in the different medium as given below.

• Sound travels in solids at a rapid rate than air, fluid or vacuum.
• Through denser media, sound travels at a higher rate. The solid density is higher than the air, liquid and vacuum densities.
• The velocity of sound in Vacuum medium < Gas medium < Liquid medium < Solid medium.