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Problem: When water freezes, its volume increased by 9.05% (that is ΔV/V0 = 9.05 × 10–2). What force per unit area is water capable of exerting on a container when it freezes? (It is acceptable to use the bulk modulus of water in this problem.)

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Bulk modulus:

B=PVV0, where P is pressure and V is volume.

ΔP = B(ΔV/V0)

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When water freezes, its volume increased by 9.05% (that is ΔV/V0 = 9.05 × 10–2). What force per unit area is water capable of exerting on a container when it freezes? (It is acceptable to use the bulk modulus of water in this problem.)

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