Ideal gas facts for kids
An ideal gas is a gas with particular characteristics.
- The particles have no volume
- All collisions between particles are elastic collisions and lose no kinetic energy
- The particles neither attracted each other nor repel
- They have random movement
Ideal gases are hypothetical which means that they do not exist in their true form.
The Ideal Gas Equation to work out the volume, pressure, temperature or amount of particles in an ideal gas is:
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