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This problem is (12.17) from a book  "Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics An Integrated Approach by M. Scott Shell"

12.17. Equation (12.36) for the osmotic pressure looks remarkably similar to the ideal
gas law. Explain why this is so.
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12.17. Equation (12.36) for the osmotic pressure looks remarkably similar to the ideal gas law. Explain why this is so.

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(12.36)
kBTCsolute
П
Msolute
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(12.36) kBTCsolute П Msolute

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Given equation of Osmotic Pressure:

k3TC
П-
solute
solute
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k3TC П- solute solute

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The equation for osmotic pressure is quite si...

PV = nRT
РМ 3 PRT
pRT
Р-
М
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PV = nRT РМ 3 PRT pRT Р- М

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