When to use different R values


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Janet Nguy 2C
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When to use different R values

Postby Janet Nguy 2C » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:08 pm

So R = 8.3145 and R = 0.08206
Under what circumstances would we have to differentiate between these two values when problem solving? How do we know when to use either constant?

Caitlyn Tran 2E
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Re: When to use different R values

Postby Caitlyn Tran 2E » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:10 pm

You can determine what R value to use based on the units. Compare the units you are given to the units of each constant and go from there. Hope this helps!

Rida Ismail 2E
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Re: When to use different R values

Postby Rida Ismail 2E » Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:49 pm

The R is equivalent. It just depends on what units Lavelle will give us in a problem. Bases on the units we can determine with to use.


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