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Asked Oct 24, 2019
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Sound in decibels is measured by comparing the sound intensity, I, to a benchmark sound I0 with intensity 10^-16 watts/cm2. Then,

Noise level in decibels      = 10⁢  log⁢  (II0).

Death of hearing tissue begins to occur at a noise level of 180 dB. Compute the sound's intensity at this noise level.

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Given,

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Noise level in decibels = 10log and Io 10-16watts/cm2

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Since, death of hearing tissue begins to occur...

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