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Worksheet: Temperature Measurements


Analogue thermometers often rely on the thermal expansion of a liquid to infer the temperature. Which of the following properties would make a liquid a bad choice for use in a thermometer?

  • AStrongly colored
  • BLow vapor pressure
  • CLow reactivity
  • DNon-linear thermal expansion
  • ELow toxicity