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Homework Help: Archived Partial derivation problem

  1. Nov 25, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Consider the following equality:

    ([itex]\frac{∂S}{∂V}[/itex])T = ([itex]\frac{∂P}{∂T}[/itex])V

    If I rearrange the equality so that I write:

    ([itex]\frac{∂S}{∂P}[/itex])? = ([itex]\frac{∂V}{∂T}[/itex])?

    What variables will be constant in each side?
    I'm having some trouble in a few thermodynamics problems because of this...

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I don't know how to do this. Normally I just ignore and assume that every variable except the variable of differentiation is a constant.
    If anyone could confirm or correct me I'd be thankful.

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 10, 2016 #2
    I think (T/V)(∂s/∂p)=(∂V/∂T). Is this correct?
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