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2. What happens to the pressure when a fixed mass of gas expands to twice its original volume at a constant temperature?

  • increases by a factor of 4
  • Halves
  • Stays the same
  • Doubles

3. What is the equation for the mean translational k.e of an atom in an ideal gas, E?

  • E=3/2kT
  • E=3kT
  • E=1/2kT
  • E=3/2vT

4. What happens to the velocity of the molecule when the temperature is doubled?

  • It decreases by a factor of 2
  • It increases by a factor of 2 squared
  • It increases by a factor of root 2
  • It increases by a factor of 2

5. A diatomic molecule has....

  • both translational and rotational kinetic energy
  • both translational and longitudinal kinetic energy
  • both rotational and longitudinal kinetic energy
  • two types of atoms


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