Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321910419
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-041-7

Chapter 1 - Introduction: Matter and Measurement - Additional Exercises: 1.65g

Answer

Temperature

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The symbol "K" is the abbreviation for Kelvin. The Kelvin scale, which is commonly used in chemistry, is a measure of the amount of kinetic energy of the particles. When the temperature rises, the particles begin to move faster, meaning that the kinetic energy of the particles increases. Therefore, the Kelvin scale is a way of measuring temperature.
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