# Problem: Helium is the lightest noble gas in the air. Calculate its root-mean-square speed (in m/s) in the winter when it is 0oC outside. (R = 8.3145 kg m 2 s -2 mol -1 K -1)a. 1845b. 1305c. 1.71 x 103d. 1.70 x 106e. 41.3

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Helium is the lightest noble gas in the air. Calculate its root-mean-square speed (in m/s) in the winter when it is 0oC outside. (R = 8.3145 kg m 2-2 mol -1-1)

a. 1845

b. 1305

c. 1.71 x 103

d. 1.70 x 106

e. 41.3

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