   # Which of the following are state functions? (a) the volume of a balloon (b) the time it takes to drive from your home to your college or university (c) the temperature of the water in a coffee cup (d) the potential energy of a ball held in your hand ### Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

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John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133949640

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Section ### Chemistry & Chemical Reactivity

9th Edition
John C. Kotz + 3 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781133949640
Chapter 5, Problem 102SCQ
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## Which of the following are state functions? (a) the volume of a balloon (b) the time it takes to drive from your home to your college or university (c) the temperature of the water in a coffee cup (d) the potential energy of a ball held in your hand

(a)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Among the following the state functions has to be identified.

Concept Introduction:

State functions are path independent and in thermodynamics a quantity with that is entropy or enthalpy which has a unique value in the given value of the system.

### Explanation of Solution

Volume of the balloon is a state functions those quantities which depend only on the ...

(b)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Among the following the state functions has to be identified.

Concept Introduction:

State functions are path independent and in thermodynamics a quantity with that is entropy or enthalpy which has a unique value in the given value of the system.

(c)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Among the following the state functions has to be identified.

Concept Introduction:

State functions are path independent and in thermodynamics a quantity with that is entropy or enthalpy which has a unique value in the given value of the system.

(d)

Interpretation Introduction

Interpretation:

Among the following the state functions has to be identified.

Concept Introduction:

State functions are path independent and in thermodynamics a quantity with that is entropy or enthalpy which has a unique value in the given value of the system.

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