What is a measure of the average kinetic energy of the individual particles in an object?
Temperature is a measure of average kinetic energy of particles in an object. The hotter the substance, higher is the average kinetic energy of its constituent particles. When we heat a substance, the particles that constitute the substance gain some energy and begin to move faster. This increase in kinetic...
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