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The temperature of 7.10 mol of an ideal monatomic gas is raised 15.0 K in an adiabatic process. what is the change ÄK in the average kinetic energy per atom?

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  1. No matter how the temperature is raised, the average kinetic energy is (3/2) k T, where k = Boltzmann constant = 1.38*10^-23 J/K

    Use that fact to compute the change in average KE per atom. It will be just
    (3/2)k(delta T)

    The number of moles will not affect the average.

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