Root mean square speed:
m is the molecular mass and R is the universal gas constant.
R = 8.13 J/mol•K
m = 2.02 × 10-3 kg/mol
What is the thermal speed of hydrogen (H2) molecules at 800 K?
Please give your answer in km/s
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