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Lord Rayleigh's Proof of Van't Hoff's Osmotic Theorem

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IN what follows I shall understand by “Van't Hoff's Osmotic Theorem,” the statement, that if P, V be the osmotic pressure and volume of unit mass of a solute, and p, v the gas-pressure and volume of the same mass of the same substance supposed gaseous at the same temperature, then pv = PV.

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