Given: The linear expansion coefficient of glass is 9 × 10−6 (◦C)−1. An automobile windshield has dimensions of 60 cm by 400 cm. What minimum spacing around the wind-shield is needed to prevent the windshield from breaking if the temperature changes by 150◦F? Answer in units of mm.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I understand I use the equation alpha*Length*delta(t) but it won't pop out the right answer and I think the dimensions are what is throwing me off. Any advice is appreciated!

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# Homework Help: Linear expansion coefficient of glass

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