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A sealed can is filled completely with methyl alcohol. Which of these materials could the can be made of so that it would not rupture when the whole system was cooled by 20 degrees Celsius?

A.)Aluminum


B.)Fused quartz


C.)Copper


D.)Any of these


E.)None of these

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