(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

For an ideal gas the slope of an isotherm is given by

(∂P/∂v) constant T = -P/v

and that of an isochore is

(∂P/∂T) constant v = P/T

Show that these relations give Pv = RT

2. Relevant equations

Pv = RT

3. The attempt at a solution

I have never worked with partial derivatives before encountering this problem so I am unfamiliar with the rules and operations involved. I tried setting them equal, adding them to each other but I just don't know where I am going.

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# Homework Help: Thermodynamics: Show that the two relations give Pv = RT

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