Intensive vs. Extensive

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Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby EthanPham_1G » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:43 pm

What is the difference between intensive and extensive properties?

VLi_2B
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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby VLi_2B » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:44 pm

Intensive properties do not depend on the quantity of matter. Examples include density, state of matter, and temperature. Extensive properties do depend on sample size. Examples include volume, mass, and size

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Matthew ILG 1L » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:44 pm

Extensive properties, such as mass and volume, depend on the amount of matter being measured. Intensive properties, such as density and color, do not depend on the amount of the substance present

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby PranaviKolla2B » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:45 pm

Intensive properties do NOT depend on mass, while extensive properties do depend on mass.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Kimberly Koo 2I » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:47 pm

Intensive properties don't depend on the quantity of matter that's being measured, while extensive properties do depend on the quantity being measured. An intensive property would be density while an extensive property would be volume.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Hussain Chharawalla 1G » Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:51 pm

An example of this is heat capacity vs specific heat capacity. Heat capacity depends on the amount of substance but specific heat capacity does not.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Nare Nazaryan 1F » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:00 pm

The way I remember the difference is that extensive properties can be divided by the amount of the substance (e.g. heat capacity divided by mass) to become intensive properties (specific heat capacity as a result of heat capacity/mass).

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Owen-Koetters-4I » Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:11 pm

intensive properties are independent of size and extensive properties are dependent on size

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Shrayes Raman » Sun Feb 09, 2020 11:22 pm

Intensive property do not care for quantity. For instance Density is intensive as it will be unchanged regardless of amount of material. This is the opposite for Extensive property such as mass.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Abigail_Hagen2G » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:09 pm

Intensive properties do not rely on the amount of substance.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby 105335337 » Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:17 pm

Intensive properties do not rely on the quantity of matter while extensive properties due depend on the quantity of matter.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby 504939134 » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:33 pm

Intensive properties do not depend on the quantity of matter , and expensive properties do depend on the amount of matter.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Anna Heckler 2C » Thu Feb 13, 2020 4:40 pm

Extensive properties depend on your sample size. Specific heat capacity, for example, is an extensive property since it will increase with a greater sample size (requires more energy to increase the temperature of a larger sample by one degree celsius than a smaller sample size).

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Juana Abana 1G » Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:16 pm

Extensive properties depend on the amount of matter being measured meanwhile intensive properties don't.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Catherine Daye 1L » Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:39 am

Intensive properties don't depend on the amount of a substance, while extensive properties do. For example, density is intensive but mass is extensive.

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Re: Intensive vs. Extensive

Postby Jesse Anderson-Ramirez 3I » Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:19 pm

Extensive properties depend on mass and intensive properties do not.


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