First, let’s state the basic postulates or assumptions of the Kinetic molecular theory:
1. The size of a particle is negligibly small
2. The average kinetic energy of a particle is proportional to the temperature in Kelvins.
3. The collision of one particle with another (or with the walls of its container) is completely elastic.
Why do real gases not behave exactly like ideal gases? Under what conditions does a real gas behave ideally?
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