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Unformatted text preview: 4/25/08 10:37 AM Ch11 HW4 S2008 Page 1 of 2 http://www.webassign.net/v4cgikseiloff3@gatech/student.pl?l=20080425143051kseiloff3@gatech1286165155 Ch11 HW4 S2008 (Homework) KRISTIN SEILOFF PHYS 2211 M & N Spring 08, section N05, Spring 2008 Instructor: Jennifer Curtis Description The Boltzmann factor Instructions Reading: Section 11.7 Web Assign Current Score: 9 out of 10 Due: Friday, April 25, 200808:35 AM EDT 1. 3/3 points | 1/4 submissions Consider the exponential function e-x . Evaluate this function for the following values of x. e- 1 = .367879 0.368 e- 1000 = 0 e- 0.001 = .9990005 0.999 2. 2/2 points | 1/4 submissions At room temperature (293 K), calculate kT in joules and eV: kT = 4.043e-21 4.04e-21 J kT = .0253 0.0253 eV 3. 2/2 points | 1/4 submissions Which of the following are true about the Boltzmann factor e E/(kT) , where E is the energy above the ground state? [_] [_] e E/(kT) tends to zero as T gets larger and larger. 4/25/08 10:37 AM Ch11 HW4 S2008 Page 2 of 2 http://www.webassign.net/v4cgikseiloff3@gatech/student.pl?l=20080425143051kseiloff3@gatech1286165155http://www....
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