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Homework Help: Ideal Gas Problem

  1. Sep 27, 2009 #1
    The pressure , volume , number of moles , and Kelvin temperature of an ideal gas are related by the equation pv=nrt, where r is a constant. Prove that the coefficient of volume expansion for an ideal gas is equal to the reciprocal of the Kelvin temperature if the expansion occurs at constant pressure
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  3. Sep 27, 2009 #2
    please help guys im so stressed out =(
  4. Sep 27, 2009 #3
    can anyone please point me in the write direction
  5. Sep 27, 2009 #4


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    What definition or equation do you have for the coefficient of volume expansion? That would be a good place to start.
  6. Sep 28, 2009 #5

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    Start with the expression for the coefficient of volume expansion. Since V = nRT/P, what is

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