Unformatted text preview: From this example we see that Volume and Mass are extensive properties ( i.e. , volume and mass doubled), while Temperature is an intensive property ( i.e. , temperature stayed the same). You would also expect the density to remain the same, so it is also an intensive property. In the language of thermodynamics we say: when two identical systems are brought together extensive properties will double in value, and intensive properties will stay the same . Can you explain why pressure is an intensive property?...
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- Fall '10
- Chemistry, 1.0 liter, 2.0 liters, Extensive Properties, 25 °C