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A pendulum clock with a pendulum made of brass is designed to keep accurate time at 18 °C. If the clock operates at 0.0°C, what is the magnitude of its error, in seconds per hour (use a minus sign to indicate slowing down)? The linear expansion coefficient of brass is 19 x 10-6 /C°.

I tried multiplying the change in temperature by the coefficient of brass, but that does not come out right. I also tried multiplying that answer by 3600 to get the seconds but that was not right either. What else is there to do?

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# Homework Help: Thermal expansion and a pendulum clock

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