# Problem: What are the basic postulates of kinetic molecular theory?

###### FREE Expert Solution

Recall that the kinetic energy of a gas is given by:

$\overline{){{\mathbf{KE}}}_{{\mathbf{avg}}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{3}}{\mathbf{2}}{\mathbf{RT}}}$

where R = gas constant, T = temperature

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What are the basic postulates of kinetic molecular theory?