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    Exponential and Logarithmic Functions : Level of Sound

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    Determine the level of sound (in decibels) for the given sound intensity.

    (a) I=10^-3.5 watt per m^2 (jet 4 miles from takeoff)
    (b) I=10^-3 watt per m^2 (diesel truck at 25 feet)
    (c) I=10^-1.5 watt per m^2 (auto horn at 3 feet)

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    Problem: Determine the level of sound (in decibels) for the given sound intensity.

    (a) I=10^-3.5 watt per m^2 (jet ...

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    The level of sound is calculated using a log function.

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