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Mini-Quiz: Equations for Temperature Limits

by Ron Kurtus

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. Why is an ideal gas used for temperature limit equations?

All gases are lighter than air

Real world equations are highly complex

An ideal gas is used to get an ideal temperature

2. What does Boltzmann's constant do?

It is a number that gives the relation between energy and temperature

It is a number that shows the temperature at both extremes

It is a way to honor Harry Boltzmann

3. Why is can't the maximum temperature be reached?

The mass of the particles increase when approaching the speed of light

The temperature actually decreases when particles approach the speed of light

It can be if enough heat is supplied

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Physics. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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