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Solution: 30 mol of monoatomic hydrogen gas is contained within a 30 cm x 40 cm x 60 cm box at a pressure of 5x105 Pa.  (a) What is the rms speed of the hydrogen gas? Note that the mass of hydrogen is 1.67x10  -27 kg. (b) What would the rms speed be for a 30 mol sample of O 2 gas, considered to have a rigid inter-atomic bond, stored in the same container at the same pressure? Note that the mass of O2 is 5.34x10-26 kg. 

Problem

30 mol of monoatomic hydrogen gas is contained within a 30 cm x 40 cm x 60 cm box at a pressure of 5x105 Pa. 

(a) What is the rms speed of the hydrogen gas? Note that the mass of hydrogen is 1.67x10  -27 kg.

(b) What would the rms speed be for a 30 mol sample of O 2 gas, considered to have a rigid inter-atomic bond, stored in the same container at the same pressure? Note that the mass of O2 is 5.34x10-26 kg.