Chemistry: The Central Science (13th Edition)

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

Chapter 10 - Gases - Exercises: 10.75b

Answer

Increase the rate

Work Step by Step

Temperature is a measure of the average kinetic energy of the gas. Kinetic Energy is proportional to velocity squared (KE = 1/2$mv^2$). Therefore, increasing the temperature will increase the velocity. This will cause the particles to cover more ground in less time, leading to more collisions
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