Problem: Suppose you have two 1-L flasks, one containing N2 at STP and the other containing CH4 at STP.You may want to reference (Pages 415 - 419)Section 10.8 while completing this problem.How do these systems compare with respect to the average kinetic energy of the molecules?

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The average kinetic molecular energy is dependent only on the temperature. 


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Suppose you have two 1-L flasks, one containing N2 at STP and the other containing CH4 at STP.

You may want to reference (Pages 415 - 419)Section 10.8 while completing this problem.

How do these systems compare with respect to the average kinetic energy of the molecules?

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