Hi, I'm wondering what the physical meaning there is to taking the volume derivative of the equation pv=k.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

d/dv [ pv = k ]

(v * dp/dv ) + p = 0

I know this has to do with the elasticity of a gas but I am unsure as to why this process of deriving the equation pv = k was taken. Any help would be appreciated.

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# Meaning of Derivating PV=K

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