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Homework Help: physics

Posted by maria on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 6:08am.

Your physics teacher assigned a thermometer-building project. He gave you a glass tube with an inside diameter of 1.15 mm and a receptacle at one end. He also gave you 8.97 cm^3 of mercury to pour into the tube, which filled the receptacle and some of the tube. You are to add marks indicating degrees Celsius on the glass tube. At what increments should the marks be put on? You know the volume expansion coefficient of mercury is 1.82·10^-4°C^-1

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