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Specific/Heat Capacity - Extensive or Intensive Quality?

The heat capacity is defined as the amount of energy required to change the temperature of an object. The specific heat capacity is defined as the amount of energy required to change the temperature of an object per mole of the substance.

a) Heat capacity is an
Intensive quantity
Extensive quantity

b) Specific heat capacity is an
Intensive quantity
Extensive quantity

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An extensive property is dependent on the amount of matter present e.g. Volume, Mass;
An intensive property is independent on the ...

Solution Summary

The solution clearly states the concepts of extensive and intensive qualities and the applies them to heat and specific heat capacities as asked.

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