Problem 20.1: Increase N, what happens?

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In this animation N = nR (i.e., kB = 1). This, then, gives the ideal gas law as PV = NT. The average values shown, < >, are calculated over intervals of five time units. Restart. When one particle is present, you see the temperature and average pressure. Add 24 more particles with the identical initial speed. What should the missing values in the table be? Explain.

Problem authored by Anne J. Cox.

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