## Ideal Gas

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vanessas0123
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### Ideal Gas

What does it mean for a gas to be ideal / act ideally?

Micah3J
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### Re: Ideal Gas

I think that has to do with being at the ideal pressure and temperature of like 1atm and then 25C. I could be wrong though

Jamie Lee 1F
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### Re: Ideal Gas

A gas is ideal if the molecules do not attract or repel each other, but collide elastically and randomly. Also, ideal gas molecules should take up no volume.

Daniel Toscano 1L
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### Re: Ideal Gas

collisions are ignored and treated as elastic.

Eunice Nguyen 4I
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### Re: Ideal Gas

The only interaction between ideal gas molecules would be elastic collisions upon impacts with each other or an elastic collision with walls of a container. Ideal gas molecules have no volume in and of themselves.