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Volume changes

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Homework Statement


The active element of a certain laser is an ordinary glass rod 18.7 cm long and 1.33 cm in diameter. If the temperature of the rod increases by 78.5oC, calculate its increase in length. Calculate its increase in diameter. Calculate its increase in volume.


Homework Equations



change in L=Li*alfa*change in T


The Attempt at a Solution


Length increased by 0.0132 cm
Diameter increased by 9.396E-4cm
I don't know how to get the increase in volume. Could someone please help? Thanks!
 

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