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Help with root mean square speed

  1. Jul 19, 2006 #1
    hi guys i gota question in chemistrygas laws , i thought about it and am still confused ~~~~~~~~~~~ what does the area under a number of molecules against speed of gas represent????? it is to do with root mean square speed ... i thought that it might be the average kinetic energey but it seems unlikely to be so ... just for reference "[PLAIN [Broken] Gases/Kinetic/Gases08.htm"][URL]http://wine1.sb.fsu.edu/.../[/URL] Gases/Kinetic/Gases08.htm[/URL]
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  3. Jul 19, 2006 #2
    lol...it means the no. of molecules present....bad boy...neva read textbook!
  4. Jul 19, 2006 #3
    number of molecules??? why?
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