## Equipartition Theorem

$\Delta U=q+w$

Jenny_Luu_2A
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### Equipartition Theorem

Can someone explain the equipartition theorem and its applications?

Aneesh_Gowri 1H
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### Re: Equipartition Theorem

Basically, the equipartition theorem states that systems in thermal equilibrium distribute energy evenly throughout the system. From this, you can calculate the average amount of energy and heat in a system.

Jenny_Luu_2A
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thank you!