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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?

asked by nirali
  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.

    posted by drwls

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