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Multiplicity of a gas

  1. Feb 9, 2004 #1
    Consider an ideal monatomic gas that lives in a two-dimensional universe ("flatland"), occupying an area A instead of a volume V. Find a formula for the multiplicity of this gas.

    I arrived at this formula. Is it correct?:

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 10, 2012 #2
    its wrong:

    it should be
    [(1/N!)*((A*pi)^N)*(2MU)^N]/ (h^2N)*(N!)
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