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Problem: The human ear can detect a minimum intensity of I0 = 10-12 W/m2, which has a sound intensity of 0 dB.Randomized Variablesβ = 25 dBIf the student hears a sound at 25 dB, what is the intensity of the sound?

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Intensity:

I(dB)=10·log(II0)

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The human ear can detect a minimum intensity of I0 = 10-12 W/m2, which has a sound intensity of 0 dB.

Randomized Variables
β = 25 dB

If the student hears a sound at 25 dB, what is the intensity of the sound?

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