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    Hi!
    This is probably a really silly question, but i can't figure out what it means by the 'process' in this question:

    4a) Explain the process that causes some molecules in a sample to have very low energies.

    I'm just not sure what the process it's talking about is.

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    I'm not sure process is the right word

    The energy distribution described by the Maxwell-Boltzman distribution in a given sample varies because of collisions between the molecules, since collisions cause a transfer of energy.
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    (Original post by EierVonSatan)
    I'm not sure process is the right word

    The energy distribution described by the distribution in a given sample varies because of collisions between the molecules, since collisions cause a transfer of energy.
    That's what i thought, but process is in the question :s thanks though
 
 
 
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