No, I'm sorry; but that is not the right answer.

But think about this one a moment.

Is this believeable? Is this even possible?

Can a steel beam, initially 4.0 m long, have a deformation that is 1.75 x 10+2 m?

That's a deformation of 175 m.

That is not a reasonable answer.

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