Give reasons:- A gas exerts pressure on the walls of the container. - Science

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Give reasons:-

A gas exerts pressure on the walls of the container.

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Solution 1

Particles of gas move randomly in all directions at high speed. As a result, theparticles hit each other and also hit the walls of the container with a force. Therefore, gas exerts pressure on the walls of the container.

Solution 2

A gas exerts pressure on the walls of the container because the molecules of the gas are in constant random motion due to high kinetic energy. These molecules constantly vibrate, move and hit the walls of the container thereby exerting pressure on it.

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Chapter 1: Matter in Our Surroundings - Intext Questions [Page 6]

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