Problem: Calculate the kinetic energy of SO3 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:

${\mathbf{E}}_{\mathbf{average}}\mathbf{=}\frac{\mathbf{3}}{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{RT}$

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Calculate the kinetic energy of SO3 at 286 K.  Express the kinetic energy in joules per mole to three significant figures.