Problem: Calculate the kinetic energy of CO2 at 286 K.   Express the kinetic energy in joules per mole to three significant figures.

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Equation for average Kinetic energy of ideal gas:


Eaverage=32RT

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Calculate the kinetic energy of CO2 at 286 K.   Express the kinetic energy in joules per mole to three significant figures.

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