Chapter 10, Problem 14CQ

### College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300

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Section

### College Physics

11th Edition
Raymond A. Serway + 1 other
ISBN: 9781305952300
Textbook Problem

# Figure CQ10.14 shows a metal washer being heated by a Bunsen burner. The red arrows in options a, b, and c indicate the possible directions of expansion caused by the heating. Which option correctly illustrates the washer's expansion?Figure CQ10.14

To determine
The correct figure showing the washer’s expansion.

Explanation

When the metal washer is heated, the temperature increases. As a result, there is expansion of the metal.

Conclusion:

Both the inner and outer radii expand. This causes the hollow part inside the metal washer to get bigger in size. Thus, Figure (a) is correct...

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