Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 13 - Temperature and Kinetic Theory - Misconceptual Questions: 3

Answer

Choice C.

Work Step by Step

Imagine that the holes in the plate and ring are filled with round steel plugs, making solid objects. Now heat everything up. The plate and ring are now larger, as are the plugs. Since the plugs expanded, the holes they filled must also have expanded.
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