How do sounds cancel each other out?

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How do sounds cancel each other out?

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Sounds are made of waves, basically areas of slightly higher or lower air pressure that are moving from a source to your ears.

If two waves interact in such a way that the high pressure areas of one wave exactly meets the low pressure area of the other wave, then they average out to just be whatever the ambient air pressure is, which means there’s no sound

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