## Intensive

Volume: $\Delta S = nR\ln \frac{V_{2}}{V_{1}}$
Temperature: $\Delta S = nC\ln \frac{T_{2}}{T_{1}}$

Abigail Menchaca_1H
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### Intensive

what does it mean when it says that entropy is an intensive property?

Tracy Tolentino_2E
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### Re: Intensive

Entropy is actually an extensive property, where the value depends on size or mass. Intensive means the value does not depend on the size.

Micah3J
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### Re: Intensive

Intensive properties do not depend on the amount of substance and is usually constant units. Like specific heat capacity is an intensive property

cassidysong 1K
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### Re: Intensive

entropy is actually an extensive property ( it depends on the mass)

Jessica Katzman 4F
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### Re: Intensive

Entropy is an extensive property, meaning its value changes with the amount of the substance. An intensive property does not depend on the amount.

Juliet Stephenson 4E
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### Re: Intensive

For these questions, I find it really helpful to imagine a glass half-full of water. For this glass, as for any system, you would be able to assign specific values to different properties. If, by filling the glass up all the way, one of these values would change, then that corresponding property is extensive. For example, if I fill up the glass, the temperature of the water would not change, so temperature is an intensive property. But in the same scenario, an extensive property like mass or internal energy would change.

Eesha Sohail 1D
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### Re: Intensive

Can certain extensive properties be manipulated to produce corresponding intensive values? I'm thinking of heat energy versus temperature here, but I'm not sure how the quantities compare.

Jacob Villar 2C
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### Re: Intensive

Intensive properties do not depend on the amount of substances in the system, whereas extensive properties would be affected by the mass. Entropy is actually an extensive property.

SVajragiri_1C
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### Re: Intensive

Entropy is not an intensive property; it is an extensive property and state function that depends on the mass and the current state of the substance.