Intensive vs Extensive properties

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Jasleen Kahlon
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Intensive vs Extensive properties

Postby Jasleen Kahlon » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:55 pm

What is the difference between intensive and extensive properties, and what are some examples of each?

Tanmay Singhal 1H
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Re: Intensive vs Extensive properties

Postby Tanmay Singhal 1H » Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:56 pm

intensive properties don't depend on size of matter whereas extensive do. specific heat vs heat capacity

Justin Quan 4I
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Re: Intensive vs Extensive properties

Postby Justin Quan 4I » Mon Feb 03, 2020 1:35 pm

To add on, extensive properties are properties that depend in the amount of matter in the substance. For example, the weight, volume, size, and mass are all examples of extensive properties.

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