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Which of the following is not a postulate of the kinetic molecular theory? A.The absolute temperature of a substance is equal to the average kinetic energy of its particles. B.The collisions between gas molecules are elastic. C.Gas molecules travel in random, straight paths. D.The energy of a gas molecule is determined by quantum mechanics.

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longhornlova12

I believe the correct answer from the choices listed above is option D. It would be that the energy of a gas molecule is determined by quantum mechanics that is not a postulate of the kinetic molecular theory. Hope this answers the question.

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