What is this relation called?

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.5m<v^2>=(f/2)kT

f is the no. of degrees of freedom.
 

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I think it is called the equipartition theorem.
 
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Yes, the equipartition theorem is stated thus

'the average kinetic energy per degree of freedom is 1/2kT'
 

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