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Problem: Standing 1 m from a speaker, you hear a sound of 50 dB. What would the volume of the sound be if you were to walk 9 m away from the speaker?A) 30 dBB) 40 dB C) 60 dBD) 70 dB

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Standing 1 m from a speaker, you hear a sound of 50 dB. What would the volume of the sound be if you were to walk 9 m away from the speaker?

A) 30 dB

B) 40 dB 

C) 60 dB

D) 70 dB

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