Problem: A gas is at 24°C. To what temperature must it be raised to triple the rms speed of its molecules?

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The root mean square equation is shown below:


Where: R = 8.314 J/mol-K, T = temperature (K), M= molar mass (kg/mol)

Now if the new rms is 3 times larger than the initial we can write the an equation to represent it. 

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A gas is at 24°C. To what temperature must it be raised to triple the rms speed of its molecules?