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The rms speed of the molecules in 1.9 g of hydrogen gas is 1800 m/s .

a) What is the total translational kinetic energy of the gas molecules?

b) What is the thermal energy of the gas?

c) 500 J of work are done to compress the gas while, in the same process, 1400 J of heat energy are transferred from the gas to the environment. Afterward, what is the rms speed of the molecules?

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