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Partial Derivatives Applied to Chemistry

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Homework Statement


Please look at the attached pic. I dont 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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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.
 
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am i starting this right then?

dp/dv = d(nRT/V)/dV= dnrT/Vdv)
 

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