The ideal gas equation is:

$\overline{){\mathbf{P}}{\mathbf{V}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{n}}{\mathbf{RT}}}$

Kinetic energy is directly proportional to temperature.

The greatest product PV will have the greatest temperature, and hence the largest kinetic energy.

A. PV = (2)(3) = 6

B. PV = (2)(6) = 12

C. PV = (4)(3) = 12

Ideal Gas Law and Internal Energy Pressure vs. Volume Graph Ranking Task:

**(a)** Rank the states on the basis of the average kinetic energy of the atoms in the gas sample at each state.

**(b)** Rank from largest to smallest. To rank items as equivalent, overlap them.

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