kinetic-molecular theory

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Bailey BrownBailey Brown Staff asked 4 years ago

The kinetic-molecular theory predicts that pressure rises as the temperature of a gas increases because __________.

A) the average kinetic energy of the gas molecules decreases
B) the gas molecules collide more frequently with the wall
C) the gas molecules collide less frequently with the wall
D) the gas molecules collide more energetically with the wall
E) both the gas molecules collide more frequently with the wall and the gas molecules collide more energetically with the wall

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Selena TateSelena Tate Staff answered 4 years ago

The kinetic-molecular theory predicts that pressure rises as the temperature of a gas increases because __________.
Solution:
 both the gas molecules collide more frequently with the wall and the gas molecules collide more energetically with the wall