During a rehearsal, all eight members of the first violin section of an orchestra play a very soft passage. The sound intensity level at a certain point in the concert hall is 32.0 dB. What is the sound intensity level at the same point if only one of the violinists plays the same passage?
[Hint: When playing together, the violins are incoherent sources of sound.]
The Attempt at a Solution
Shouldnt this answer be around 40 something? If not any help would be awesome