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Consider a cube of an unknown material. When heated by 10 K, each side expands by 1%. Using *only this information*, what is the ratio between the coefficent of volume expansion and the coefficient of linear expansion (i.e., beta/alpha)? Express your answer to two significant figures.

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    3.0 is always the ratio.
    The temperature rise and linear expansion amount don't matter.

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