Problem: Select a depiction of a gas sample, as described by kinetic molecular theory, containing equal molar amounts of helium, neon, and krypton. Each atom has a "tail" to represent its velocity relative to the others in the mixture.

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Recall that the molecular speed of a gas is given by:

mol. speed=3RTM


where R = gas constant, T = temperature, and M = molar mass of the gas.


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Select a depiction of a gas sample, as described by kinetic molecular theory, containing equal molar amounts of helium, neon, and krypton. Each atom has a "tail" to represent its velocity relative to the others in the mixture.

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