Problem: Consider a 1.0-L sample of helium gas and a 1.0-L sample of argon gas, both at room temperature and atmospheric pressure.  Do the argon atoms, because they are more massive, exert a greater pressure on the walls of the container? Explain. 

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Consider a 1.0-L sample of helium gas and a 1.0-L sample of argon gas, both at room temperature and atmospheric pressure. 

 Do the argon atoms, because they are more massive, exert a greater pressure on the walls of the container? Explain. 

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