Problem: The internal energy of an ideal gas depends onA) its pressureB) its volumeC) its temperature, pressure, and volumeD) its temperatureE) its temperature and pressureWhy?

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We are asked to determine what the internal energy of an ideal gas depends on.


Recall that internal energy is the sum of all kinetic and potential energies of all its components.

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The internal energy of an ideal gas depends on

A) its pressure

B) its volume

C) its temperature, pressure, and volume

D) its temperature

E) its temperature and pressure

Why?

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