Ideal Gas


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Ideal Gas

Postby Daisylookinland » Tue Feb 05, 2019 7:10 pm

What exactly is an ideal gas?

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Re: Ideal Gas

Postby Rachel-Weisz3C » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:05 pm

I do not believe there is like a specific ideal gas, it is just a theoretical way to describe the gas. It means that it obeys the gas laws and therefore easier to analyze.

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Re: Ideal Gas

Postby Fayez Kanj » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:40 pm


An ideal gas is a gas that:
1. takes up no volume
2. has negligible interactions between different particles

This is just an assumption, as not real gas is actually an ideal gas. However, it is used for calculations, since they obey the ideal gas law Pv=nRT.

Hope this helps :)

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Re: Ideal Gas

Postby Irene Zhou 1E » Wed Feb 06, 2019 1:10 am

We assume gases to be ideal gases for the sake of calculations.
Ideal gases take up no volume and have interactions with other molecules that are insignificant.

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