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## Homework Statement

a) Estimate the internal energy E in the high temperature (equipartition) limit for CO.

b) Estimate the heat capacity Cv in the high temperature (equipartition) limit for NH3.

Do not use partition functions in your calculations.

## Homework Equations

<E> = KbT

Cv = (7/2)R

## The Attempt at a Solution

a) According to the equipartition theorem, <E> = KbT at the high temperature limit. How are we suppose to calculate <E> without a given temperature?

b) According to the equipartition theorem, Cv = (7/2)R at the high temperature limit. Then, (7/2)R = 29.099 J/mol*K. Is this correct?