ideal gas

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Sophia Dinh 1D
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ideal gas

Postby Sophia Dinh 1D » Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:31 pm

What constitutes as an ideal gas?

Connie Chen 1E
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Re: ideal gas

Postby Connie Chen 1E » Fri Feb 14, 2020 1:44 pm

An ideal gas is an approximation of gases that helps to model how they behave. By definition, ideal gas molecules do not attract or repel each other and the molecules themselves take up zero volume.

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Re: ideal gas

Postby KnarGeghamyan1B » Fri Feb 14, 2020 2:35 pm

Ideal gases are highly unlikely to occur in the natural world, but are useful for calculations in class and theory.

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Re: ideal gas

Postby chari_maya 3B » Fri Feb 14, 2020 6:17 pm

How do properties of different ideal gases vary if they are essentially hypothetical?

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Re: ideal gas

Postby 705302428 » Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:05 pm

no intermolecular attractive forces.

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Re: ideal gas

Postby Gurmukhi Bevli 4G » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:49 am

They are (hypothetical) gases that do not have many interactions and take up very little space (and follow the gas laws perfectly). They are considered hypothetical since they do not occur naturally (very often).

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