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Isothermal Compressibility

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Warned for lack of effort. Please note that we require students to provide their attempted solutions.

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Does anyone know how to do question 6b)? Its a past paper question for an exam in 2 days and i have literally no idea where to start.
 

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κT ≡ -(1/V)(∂V/∂P)T is given as the definition of isothermal compressibility. You've also been given κT = P-1. Substitute and integrate.
 
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κT ≡ -(1/V)(∂V/∂P)T is given as the definition of isothermal compressibility. You've also been given κT = P-1. Substitute and integrate.
I tried that but I'm not getting anywhere. do you know how to do it?
 
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Do you know what Boyle's law is? That's where you're trying to go with the integration.
 
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Do you know what Boyle's law is? That's where you're trying to go with the integration.
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is this right?
 
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Very good. Good luck with the exam.
 
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