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Problem: Standing 15 m from a speaker, the speaker has a volume of 40 dB. What's the furthest distance from the speaker you would still be able to hear it from? A) 150 m B) 1,500 m C) 15,000 m D) 150,000 m

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Standing 15 m from a speaker, the speaker has a volume of 40 dB. What's the furthest distance from the speaker you would still be able to hear it from?

A) 150 m

B) 1,500 m

C) 15,000 m

D) 150,000 m

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