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Classical Ideal Gas in 3 Dimensions

In a classical ideal gas, we treat molecules as non-interacting point particles moving in the x,y, and z directions. These particles' velocities (in each respective direction) are statistically independent:

p(Vx,Vy,Vz)=C*exp-(Vx^2+Vy^2+Vz^2)

The energy is E=1/2*m*|v|^2

(a) Find P(E), the overall probability that these gas particles will have a KE \<E.

(b) By noting that dP=p(E)dE, derive the probability density p(E).

2. Relevant equations

No clue

3. The attempt at a solution

Don't even know how to start...any tips would be much appreciated

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