Sound A measures 30 decibels and sound B is 5 times as loud as sound A. What is the decibel rating of sound B to the nearest integer?
Alright so I know the formula for decibels is 10 log (I/I0). But how would I solve this problem? So would sound be be 150 decibels then since it is 5 times as loud as sound A? And what would I do with the decibels afterward to fit it in the equation. The equation seems to only allow inputs such as 10^-16 and such.
Please help me with this. Thank you very much.