Temperature

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TiffanyL1G
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Temperature

Postby TiffanyL1G » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:07 pm

When solving equilibrium problems is there a preferred temperature unit we should be using? I noticed in some homework problems that they use Kelvin and Celcius, should we be converting one of them or does it not matter?

Ray Guo 4C
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Re: Temperature

Postby Ray Guo 4C » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:13 pm

I think we should always use Kelvin unless you are just using the temperature difference.

rachana_korapati3C
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Re: Temperature

Postby rachana_korapati3C » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:16 pm

Unless it says otherwise, we should be using Kelvin, and converting other units into Kelvin

Aleeque Marselian 1A
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Re: Temperature

Postby Aleeque Marselian 1A » Tue Jan 15, 2019 6:21 pm

Kelvin is the most commonly and used unit for temperature when solving problems regarding equilibria. When using the formula PV=nRT, for example, the unit for temperature must be in Kelvin.


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