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Measurement and Loudness of Sound

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Pick a specific sound, give the decibels of the sound, and explain what this measurement means?

Example of the sound: Loud car horn on
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"Decibels provide a relative measure of sound intensity. The unit is based on powers of 10 to give a manageable range of numbers to encompass the wide range of the human hearing response, ...

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