Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-32162-592-2

Chapter 13 - Temperature and Kinetic Theory - Questions: 16


Not for an absolute vacuum, but it is possible for a partial vacuum.

Work Step by Step

In an absolute vacuum, there is nothing present to determine (or even have) temperature. However, in nearly all situations, a perfect vacuum is impossible to obtain and one can determine the temperature of the very few molecules that remain in the vacuum vessel.
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