calculating delta S

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marcus lin 1E
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calculating delta S

Postby marcus lin 1E » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:07 pm

why is (V2/V1) equal to (P1/P2)?

Sean Reyes 1J
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Re: calculating delta S

Postby Sean Reyes 1J » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:15 pm

You can set P1V1 = P2V2 according to the Boyle’s Law, and then from there you can just divide out, which leads to:
P1/P2 = V2/V1

Samantha Ito 2E
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Re: calculating delta S

Postby Samantha Ito 2E » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:17 pm

Boyle's Law states that P1V1=P2V2 and by rearranging the equation, you are left with V2/V1 = P1/P2.

Catly Do 2E
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Re: calculating delta S

Postby Catly Do 2E » Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:35 pm

Using the ideal gas law, or Boyle's law, where PV=nRT, P and V are inversely proportional which is why V2/V1=P1/P2.

Diana Bibireata 1B
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Re: calculating delta S

Postby Diana Bibireata 1B » Sun Feb 17, 2019 2:38 pm

Pressure and volume are inversely proportional so (P1/P2) = (V2/V1).


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