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State two disadvantages of using mercury as a thermometric liquid. - Physics

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State two disadvantages of using mercury as a thermometric liquid.
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Solution

Two disadvantages of using mercury as a thermometric liquid:
(i) It does not have uniform expansion.
(ii) Mercury is less sensitive than alcohol as its coefficient of expansion is less than alcohol.

Concept: Temperature
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Frank Class 9 Physics ICSE
Chapter 5 Heat
Thermometry | Q 11 | Page 209
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