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state functions?

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:51 pm
by davidryan3f
Ould someone explain what exactly a state function is?

Re: state functions?

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:20 pm
by Alana Sur 3B
state functions do not depend on the path to obtain that state - only the final and initial values matter. Energy, pressure, temperature are examples of state functions

Re: state functions?

Posted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:36 pm
by sharonvivianv
Work would not be considered a stat function because the we need the information in between. Work is a path function.