PS3_09 - to the boiling point In a separate experiment the...

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2009 Chemistry 118a Problem set #3 Due Friday, September 25 Textbook problems: Ch. 3. 52, 54, 74 Ch. 9: 6, 8, 20, 28, 36, 44, 78, 86 Supplementary problem: 1. Suppose that the melting and boiling points of a certain alcohol were used to define the centigrade scale of temperature in the same way as it was done with water. In that case, the volume of a gas would expand by a factor of 2.207 in going from the freezing point
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Unformatted text preview: to the boiling point. In a separate experiment, the volume expansion from an alcohol-ice bath to room temperature is 1.804. What would be the absolute zero of temperature in the units of this alcohol-based centigrade scale? What is room temperature?...
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