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# Sound waves at ultrasonic frequencies attenuate much faster than audible sound waves. The sound intensity level...

Sound waves at ultrasonic frequencies attenuate much faster than audible sound waves. The sound intensity level of a point source of ultrasonic sound waves is measured as 100 dB at a distance of 1.00 m from the source and 65 dB at 2.00 m. Assuming the waves spread in all directions, what is the attenuation coefficient alpha? [Answer in 1/m to within 5%]

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