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What is the kinetic theory?


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September 21, 2017 2:38AM

The Kinetic Theory of Gases is a theory applicable to gases. It:

  • describes a gas as a large number of submicroscopic particles (atoms or molecules),
  • states that these particles are in constant rapid motion
  • further states that the motions are random
  • attributes the randomness tocollissiona between the gas particles between themselves and the walls of the container
The theory is applicable to the relationship of the pressure, temperature and volume of the gases

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September 20, 2017 10:12PM

The theory that states that all atoms are constantly moving.

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September 08, 2015 3:05PM

The kinetic theory describe gases as formed from molecules in a permanent movement and which collide each other or the walls of a container.