Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
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Chapter 14 - Exercises and Problems - Page 272: 59


10 meters

Work Step by Step

We use the equation for intensity to find the value of x, which we will call the distance that you need to be at: $ x = r_{15}\sqrt{\frac{I_{15}}{I_x}}=15 \sqrt{\frac{750}{270}}= 25 m$ Subtracting this from where you started, we find: distance $= 25-15=10\ m$
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