Partial Derivatives Applied to Chemistry

  • #1

Homework Statement

Please look at the attached pic. I don't know how to type all these symbols in.

Homework Equations

Im not sure how to start

The Attempt at a Solution

I tried using the cyclic rule but the problem just started getting messier.


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  • #2
I don't know what you mean by the "cylic rule" but this is a simple application of the "chain rule". Of course, the fact that n and T are held constant is important.
  • #3
am i starting this right then?

dp/dv = d(nRT/V)/dV= dnrT/Vdv)

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