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A cubical block of coeffficent of linear expansion [tex]\alpha[/tex] is submerged partially inside a liquid of coefficient of volume expansion [tex]\gamma[/tex]. On increasing the temperature of the system by [tex]\Delta[/tex]T, the height of the cube inside the liquid remains unchanged. Find the relation between [tex]\gamma[/tex] and [tex]\alpha[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

Initially,

V_{i}[tex]\rho[/tex]_{l}= V_{block}[tex]\rho[/tex]_{block}

After heating, the height of the immersed part of the block remains unchanged. For this to happen, I don't understand whether the linear expansion or areal expansion of the block

should be equal to the volume expansion of the liquid.

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