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  Is it possible to calculate a flight path of a plane using dB and duration it was heard?Is it possible to calculate a flight path of a plane using dB and duration it was heard?

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Is it possible to calculate the flight path past a boat of an aeroplane based on the following information?

The plane was a prop plane which can be heard at 88 dB at 1000 ft. The plane was cruising at 149.6 mph at 10,000 ft. The plane was heard for 1 minute. The plane was heard off the starboard quarter off the boat.

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asked May 7 in Mathematics by Fran Latz [ no revision ]

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