# Question: If the Celsius temperature of a monatomic gas is doubled

If the Celsius temperature of a monatomic gas is doubled,

(a) will the internal energy of the gas (1) double, (2) increase by less than a factor of 2, (3) be half as much, or (4) decrease by less than a factor of 2? Why?

(b) If the temperature is raised from 20 °C to 40 °C, what is the ratio of the final internal energy to initial internal energy?

(a) will the internal energy of the gas (1) double, (2) increase by less than a factor of 2, (3) be half as much, or (4) decrease by less than a factor of 2? Why?

(b) If the temperature is raised from 20 °C to 40 °C, what is the ratio of the final internal energy to initial internal energy?

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