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Root mean squared

  1. Feb 9, 2004 #1
    What is the concept of root mean squared all i got were i bunch of formulas saying this equals that
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  3. Feb 9, 2004 #2


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    Root mean squared pertains to the maxwell distribution speeds at a certain temperature of a certain molecule. Temperature pertains directly to kinetic energy. A parsimonius explanation is that it is somewhat of an "average" speed of a particular molecule.
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