chapter  35
Total differential, rates of change and small changes
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Problem 3. The pressure p, volume V and temperature T of a gas are related by pV = kT , where k is a constant. Determine the total differentials (a) dp and (b) dT in terms of p, V and T .

(a) Total differential dp = ∂p ∂T

dT + ∂p ∂V

dV .