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Problem: (a) Briefly explain the significance of the constants a and b in the van der Waals equation.

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The Van der Waals equation is shown below:

P+an2V2V-nb=nRT


a = polarity coefficient
= size coefficient


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(a) Briefly explain the significance of the constants a and b in the van der Waals equation.

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