There are N point particles in a volume V. Find the mean distance between particles.

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There are N point particles in a volume V. Find an equation for the mean spacing between the particles.

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distance = (V^1/3)/N would be my first guess?
 

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Maybe you could test your guess with a Monte Carlo simulation.
 

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