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Homework Help: Specific heat capacity and magnification

  1. May 19, 2004 #1
    Hello, Faizan Here
    Can anyone show ne how to derive the formula of specific heat capacity pls.??? Also i need the derivation of the formula of magnification power of a lens??? Thanks in advance to anyone who helps me.
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  3. May 19, 2004 #2

    Doc Al

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    Don't you have a textbook?
  4. May 22, 2004 #3
    to obtain specific heat capacity of an ideal gas at constant pressure =
    Q/(n*dT) where Q is amount of heat , n is numba of moles of gas and dT is change in temp. You can use pV=nRT to find the temp at different stages where R =8.314;
    hope that helps
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