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A monatomic gas is adiabatically compressed to 0.250 of its initial volume. How do each of the following quantities change?

Part A: By what factor does the rms speed change?

Part B: By what factor does the mean free path change?

Part C: By what factor does the thermal energy of the gas change?

Part D: By what factor does the molar specific heat at constant volume change?

#### Question 7

#### Solution

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