# At what temperature is the rms speed of a molecule of hydrogen gas equal to 2000 m/s? The mass of a hydrogen molecule is 3.340×10^-27 kg. If you wished to reduce the rms speed of the molecules in hydrogen gas to 1000 m/s, what temperature would be required?

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At what temperature is the rms speed of a molecule of hydrogen gas equal to 2000 m/s? The mass of a hydrogen molecule is 3.340×10^-27 kg. If you wished to reduce the rms speed of the molecules in hydrogen gas to 1000 m/s, what temperature would be required?

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Step 1

The rms speed of the hydrogen molecule can be calculated using the following equation.

Step 2

Substitute given values.

Step 3

Use equation (2) to calculate temperature at which rms speed ...

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