## Display Title Algebra Applications: Logarithmic Functions, Segment 2: Hearing Loss

We live in a noisy world. In fact, prolonged exposure to noise can cause hearing loss. Students analyze the noise level at a rock concert and determine the ideal distance where the noise level is out of the harmful range. Using the TI-Nspire’s Geometry tools, student create a mathematical simulation of the decibel level as a function of distance.

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Common Core Standards CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.HSF.LE.A.4 10.08 minutes 6 - 9 Algebra     • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions         • Applications of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions         • Exponential and Logarithmic Functions and Equations         • Graphs of Exponential and Logarithmic Functions 2011 algebra, logarithmic functions, applications of logarithmic functions, decibels, hearing loss, noise