Chemistry (12th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0132525763
ISBN 13: 978-0-13252-576-3

Chapter 13 - States of Matter - 13.1 The Nature of Gases - 13.1 Lesson Check: 3

Answer

The kinetic theory assumes that gases are tiny particles with insignificant volume and are always in rapid, constant, random motion. Kinetic energy remains constant when they collide so collisions are elastic.

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The kinetic theory assumes that gases are tiny particles with insignificant volume and are always in rapid, constant, random motion. Kinetic energy remains constant when they collide so collisions are elastic.
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