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Problem: A rod of unknown material is 1.2 m long at 10 oC and is found to increase to a length of 1.3 m at 350oC. What is the linear expansion coefficient of this unknown material?

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A rod of unknown material is 1.2 m long at 10 oC and is found to increase to a length of 1.3 m at 350oC. What is the linear expansion coefficient of this unknown material?

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