At a given temperature and pressure, a sample of Gas A is observed to diffuse twice as fast as a sample of a different gas, B. Based on this:
A. The molar mass of A is one fourth that of B
B. The molar mass of A is one half that of B
C. The molar mass of A is 0.707 times that of B
D. The molar mass of A is 1.414 times that of B
E. The molar mass of A is four times that of B
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