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The atoms and molecules in a gas are in constant motion. Temperature is a measure of their speed as they move. How are these related?

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The atoms and temperature are related in that the higher the temperature, the faster the molecules move. Temperature is fixed directly to the kinetic energy of particles moving relative to the core of mass coordinates. The theory is termed as the Kinetic Molecular Theory of Matter. You can visit the site http://www.atomsinmotion.com/book/chapter1/atoms to read more.

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The atoms and molecules in a gas are in constant motion. Temperature is a measure of their speed as they move.How are these related?

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