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    Molar specific heat of an ideal gas

    Okay..i have been on this quite a while now.. i substituted n = PV/RT in the equations for both constant pressure and constant volume.. i then used p = 3P and v = 2V.. but it didn't work.. Also..how about the initial states of the gas, i couldn't figure out where to fit them in ?.
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    Molar specific heat of an ideal gas

    thanks.. i noticed that..but the thing is i don't know where to fit that information. I also can't think of any other equations relevant to the question aside from the ones in put up there
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    Molar specific heat of an ideal gas

    Homework Statement A sample of a diatomic ideal gas has pressure P and volume V. When the gas is warmed, it's pressure triples and the it's volume doubles. This warming process includes two steps, the first at constant pressure and the second at constant volume. Determine the energy...
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    Calculating final pressure

    i got 1.5 i used C_v to be 3/2R since the gas is monoatomic and C_p to be 5/2R
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    Calculating final pressure

    ok.. but i'm getting a wrong answer which is 5.9atm but it should be 1atm...
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    Calculating final pressure

    okay..i get that part.. is the constant R??
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    Calculating final pressure

    quotient of heat capacities?? please i don't understand that part!!!!
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    Calculating final pressure

    Homework Statement As a 1.00 mol sample of a monoatomic gas expands adiabatically the work done on it is -2.50x10^3J. The initial temperature and pressure of the gas are 500k and 3.60atm. Calculate a. The final temperature and b. The final pressure. Homework Equations First law...
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