Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (3rd Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321993721
ISBN 13: 978-0-32199-372-4

Chapter 17 - Exercises and Problems - Page 314: 60


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We know that $V=V_{\circ}(1+B\Delta T)$ This can be rearranged as: $B=\frac{(\frac{V}{V_{\circ}})-1}{\Delta T}$ We plug in the known values to obtain: $B=\frac{\frac{1925}{2000}-1}{300-350}$ $B=75\times 10^{-5}K^{-1}$ Thus, it is ethyl alcohol.
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