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Chemistry

Describe how the motions of has particles are related to the pressure exerted by the gas?

Answer

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10/09/2008

The more energy a particle of gas has (the "hotter" it is) the faster it moves. The faster a particle moves, the harder it bounces into other gas particles and all other matter around it. The speed and amount of energy at which particle bounces into other matter is what we refer to as pressure.