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An ideal gas is in a container at temperture 300 degrees. What fraction of its moelcules will have speeds in the range 1.95v and 2.05v where v is the most probable molecular speed?

Assume dN is constant in the range around 2v

2. Relevant equations

Maxwell velocity distribution (MVD)

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer should be in the form of dN/N

dN/(.1v)=MVD so dN can be worked out. But how do you work out N?

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# Most probable molecular speed?

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