You may want to reference (Pages 178 - 183)Section 5.5 while completing this problem.
Suppose you have equal masses of two substances, A and B. When the same amount of heat is added to samples of each, the temperature of A increases by 14 oC whereas that of B increases by 22 oC. Which of the following statements is true?
a. The gas pressure is the same in both cylinders.
b. The C3H8 and CH4 molecules have the same
c. The C3H8 and CH4 molecules have the same average kinetic energy.
d. The rate at which the molecules collide with the cylinder walls is the same for both cylinders.
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