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    Physics: Linear thermal expansion of aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean Sea.

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    A steel aircraft carrier is 370m long when moving through the icy North Atlantic at a temperature of 2.0 degrees Celsius. By how much does the carrier lengthen when it is traveling in the warm Mediterranean Sea at a temperature of 21 degrees Celsius?

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    The solution shows the calculations to arrive at the answer. The expert examines linear thermal expansion of aircraft in the Mediterranea Sea.