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A steel wire, 150 m long at 10°C, has a coefficient of linear expansion of 11 ´ 10-6/C°. Give its change in length as the temperature changes from 10°C to 45°C.

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    Delta L = 11*10^-6 * (45 - 10)
    = 385*10^-6 = 3.85*10^-4 Meters.

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