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Problem 20.2: Find the warmer wall

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The right and left walls of the box are at different temperatures. Restart. The graph shows the speed as a function of time for the blue particle (which is identical to the red particles). Which wall is at a higher temperature? Explain how you arrived at your answer.

Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.

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