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Problem: The linear expansion of a material depends on which of the following?a) The change in temperature of the material.b) The length of the material.c) The type of material.d) All of the above.e) Both the change in temperature and the type of the material. 

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Linear expansion:

L = L0·α·T

Where L0 is the length of the material, α is the coefficient of thermal expansion and ΔT is the change in temperature.

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The linear expansion of a material depends on which of the following?

a) The change in temperature of the material.

b) The length of the material.

c) The type of material.

d) All of the above.

e) Both the change in temperature and the type of the material. 

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