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2.0 moles of a monatomic gas interacts thermally with 2.0 moles of an elemental solid

  1. Nov 20, 2012 #1
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    2.0 moles of a monatomic gas interacts thermally with 2.0 moles of an elemental solid. The gas pressure decreases by 50 degrees C at constant volume. What is the temperature change in the solid?


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  3. Nov 20, 2012 #2
    Re: 2.0 moles of a monatomic gas interacts thermally with 2.0 moles of an elemental s

    The question doesn't seem to make sense, as pressure is not measured in units of temperature, unless I am missing something?
     
  4. Nov 20, 2012 #3

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    Re: 2.0 moles of a monatomic gas interacts thermally with 2.0 moles of an elemental s

    It probably says or intends 50%, not 50oC.
     
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