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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics
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During takeoff, the sound intensity level of a jet engine is 140 dB at a distance of 30 m. What is the sound intensity level at a distance of 1.0 km?

The sound intensity level at a distance of is .

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Given information

Intensity level of a jet engine is

Distance

Sound intensity at 

The sound intensity at is

Sound intensity level at 

The sound intensity level is given by .

Substitute the given values

Therefore, the sound intensity level at a distance of is .

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