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Molecular Kinetic Theory

  1. Jan 24, 2006 #1
    :confused: :redface: Hi got this question with which i need help

    For 1.0 mol of helium at a temprature 27deg C calculate:-

    i) the total kinetic energy of molecules,
    ii) the root mean square speed of the molecules
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  3. Jan 24, 2006 #2


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    [tex] \frac{m\bar{v^{2}}}{2}=\frac{3}{2}kT [/tex]

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