Problem: Calculate the most probable speed of CO molecules at 315 K .

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  • The most probable speed can be calculated using the molar mass of the gas, temperature and the gas constant R:

  • Remember to use appropriate units to get the Vmp in m/s 
  • Vmp for CO will appear as:
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Calculate the most probable speed of CO molecules at 315 K .