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8.31 clarification

Posted: Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:25 pm
by Madeline_Foo_3J
Hey for problem 8.31 I was wondering how they got 20.8 instead of 2.078 in the solutions manual?
Also what equation are they using to solve this question?

Re: 8.31 clarification

Posted: Sat Jan 21, 2017 6:05 pm
by Aiden_Hsu_1M
I'm pretty sure it's because the molar heat capacity is supposed to be (5/2)R which would be 20.8 J/(mol*ÂșC).