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the_emi_guy
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Nov27-12, 01:04 AM
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Quote Quote by AbsoluteZer0 View Post
Temperature is the average kinetic energy of the molecules of a substance.
Nice summary, but here is a nit-pick:

Temperature is *proportional* to average kinetic energy. Specifically for monatomic gases:

[tex] \bar {E} = \frac{3}{2}k_bT [/tex]