HW Ch. 8 #27

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Elias Ruben 1O
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HW Ch. 8 #27

Postby Elias Ruben 1O » Sat Jan 28, 2017 11:01 pm

For part b, I tried an integral since it is a reversible reaction, but I didn't get the answer in the solution manual. I did -nRTln(v2/v1), but I don't know what I'm doing wrong.

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Re: HW Ch. 8 #27

Postby Swati_Sharma_2D » Sun Jan 29, 2017 2:46 pm

Hi,

For part b you should use the W = -nRTln(v2/V1).
You first have to use the ideal gas law PV = nRT to find the number of moles and then you can use the above formula. That should get you the correct answer.


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