Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 15 - Think and Explain: 49

Answer

Temperature is a measure of average speed, but gas molecules move randomly, bump into one another, and exchange kinetic energy with each other and the container walls. There is no chance for all the molecules to have the same speed for even an instant.
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