# Chem

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The correction terms in the Van der Waals equation for a gas are designed to correct

A. the pressure term (P +a/V2) for the attractive forces between particles.
B. the volume term (V-b) for the finite volume of the particles.
C. For the volume term (b) not the pressure term (a).
D. For both the pressure term (a) and the volume term (b).

I tried the link Bob Pursley gave you and received an error notice. Here is another link that may help.http://chemed.chem.purdue.edu/genchem/topicreview/bp/ch4/deviation5.html

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