(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

When sounded separately, two identical car horns produce sound intensities at your ear in the ratio 6:1. If the nearer car is 8m from you, how far from you is the more distant car? Assume uniform spherical wavefronts.

2. Relevant equations

Intensity=P/4x(3.14)"pi"x R^2

ratio fartest car=(ratio nearest car+ratio that i am)^1/2<<"squareroot"

3. The attempt at a solution

All I did was the surface area for the sphere, which was

4x3.14x8^2= 1607.7

Then i do not know what else to do because i need to find the length, I know the answer should be 19.6

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# Homework Help: Please help me out with the length on this sound intensities problem

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