# Question

One morning, an employee at a rental car company fills a car’s steel gas tank to the top and then parks the car a short distance away.

(a) That afternoon, when the temperature increases, will any gas overflow? Why?

(b) If the temperatures in the morning and afternoon are, respectively, 10 °C and 30 °C and the gas tank can hold 25 gal in the morning, how much gas will be lost? (Neglect the expansion of the tank.)

(a) That afternoon, when the temperature increases, will any gas overflow? Why?

(b) If the temperatures in the morning and afternoon are, respectively, 10 °C and 30 °C and the gas tank can hold 25 gal in the morning, how much gas will be lost? (Neglect the expansion of the tank.)

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