Problem: The distribution of molecular velocities in a sample of helium is shown in Figure 9.34. If the sample is cooled, will the distribution of velocities look more like that of H2 or of H2O? Explain your answer.

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The distribution of molecular velocities in a sample of helium is shown in Figure 9.34. If the sample is cooled, will the distribution of velocities look more like that of H2 or of H2O? Explain your answer.

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