## Question

A thick and a thin wire of same material and same length are heated from 10^{o}C to 90^{o}C. Which expands more?

### Solution

Both show same expansion

When other variables are same, increase in length depends only on original length which is same in both cases.

#### SIMILAR QUESTIONS

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