Pre calc word problem!

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If the intensity of a sound from one source is 1000 times that of another, how much more is the decibel level of the louder sound than the quieter one?

what formulas do i use? and how do i set this up?

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so sound a= x

sound b is 1000 times sound a so sound b = 1000x

the decibel level of the louder sound is 1000 times the quieter one

f(x)=1000x

where x is the intensity of the quieter one and f(x) is the intensity of the louder one

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Wbeqna O. (82)
New York University

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