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Consider a mixture of oxygen and hydrogen kept at room temperature . As compared to a hydrogen molecule , an oxygen molecule hits the wall

(a) with greater average speed
(b) with smaller average speed
(c) with greater average kinetic energy
(d) with smaller average kinetic energy
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Answer : with smaller average speed
Explanation :
$V_{av} = \sqrt{\large\frac{8RT}{\pi M}}$
$M_{O_{2}} > M_{H_{2}}$
answered Mar 27, 2014 by yamini.v

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