Problem: Consider three identical flasks filled with different gases.Flask A: CO at 760 torr and 0°CFlask B: N2 at 250 torr and 0°CFlask C: H2 at 100 torr and 0°Ca. In which flask will the molecules have the greatest average kinetic energy?

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Consider three identical flasks filled with different gases.
Flask A: CO at 760 torr and 0°C
Flask B: N2 at 250 torr and 0°C
Flask C: H2 at 100 torr and 0°C
a. In which flask will the molecules have the greatest average kinetic energy?

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