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**Problem**: Calculate the root-mean-square speed of methane, CH4 (g), at 78 °C. (a) 23 m/s (b) 350 m/s(c) 550 m/s (d) 667 m/s (e) 739 m/s

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We’re being asked to calculate for the root mean square speed of CH_{4} at 78°C.

When calculating for root mean square speed (μ_{rms}), we will use the following equation:

µ_{rms} = rms speed,

R = 8.314 J/(mol·K)

T = temperature, K

M = molar mass, kg/mol

**Given:**

###### Problem Details

Calculate the root-mean-square speed of methane, CH_{4} (g), at 78 °C.

(a) 23 m/s

(b) 350 m/s

(c) 550 m/s

(d) 667 m/s

(e) 739 m/s

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