What are extensive properties? - Thermodynamics

Q.  The properties of a system whose values depend upon mass of the system are called as
- Published on 19 Aug 15

a. intensive properties
b. extensive properties
c. dependent properties
d. massive properties

ANSWER: extensive properties
 
Extensive properties depend upon mass in the system whereas intensive properties are independent of mass of the system. Volume, energy etc. are some of the examples of extensive properties. They are dependent upon mass of the system.

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