## U=(3/2)nRT equation

$\Delta U=q+w$

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### U=(3/2)nRT equation

I'm still a bit confused about the relevance of the equation Utotal=(3/2)nRT. In what kind of circumstances would it be helpful or necessary to use it?

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### Re: U=(3/2)nRT equation

You use it to calculate the internal energy of a monatomic ideal gas.