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Unformatted text preview: , vibrational and rotational degrees of freedom 1 Question 5: (5 points) Which among the following statements is incorrect? a) A process is spontaneous if it can occur without the need for work to be done on the system. b) The molar heat capacity of C8H18 is greater than that of C6H14 assuming they are measured at the same temperature, pressure and for the same phase. c) The molar heat capacity at constant pressure increases with temperature around room temperature for most molecules because, as the temperature increases, these molecules can access more vibrational energy levels. d) When the same amount of heat is transferred at constant pressure to two substances such as C8H18 and C6H14, the temperature rise is greater for C8H18 than...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course CHEM 3615 taught by Professor Aresker during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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