What determines the energy of the molecules of an ideal gas??© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 6:40 pm ad1c9bdddf
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There are three variables that define the state of the ideal gas:
P is the pressure of the gas - how hard do the molecules hit the walls of the container.
V is the volume of the container of the gas.
T is the temperature of the gas.
All the molecules of the gas are considered to move in random directions and all the collisions between the molecules is elastic - that is no loss of energy due to the collision.
The kinetic energy of the gas is related to the temperature of the gas. Actually temperature is the ...
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