MYTUTOR SUBJECT ANSWERS

459 views

Explain, in terms of the behaviour of molecules, how a gas exerts a pressure on the walls of its container. (4)

This question is 4 marks so you need to make at least 4 points.

These types of questions just require memorising the 4 points:

Lots of molecules collide with the walls.

The molecules change momentum as they collide with the walls.

Force is the rate of change of momentum.

Pressure = force/area.

Remember these 4 points and you'll get full marks for the question.

Jake F. GCSE Maths tutor, GCSE Physics tutor, A Level Physics tutor, ...

1 year ago

Answered by Jake, an A Level Physics tutor with MyTutor

Still stuck? Get one-to-one help from a personally interviewed subject specialist

48 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS

£20 /hr

Mrinank S.

Degree: Engineering (Masters) - Cambridge University

Subjects offered: Physics, Maths+ 4 more

Physics
Maths
Further Mathematics
Economics
Chemistry
-Oxbridge Preparation-

“Hey there! I'm a second year undergraduate student at the University of Cambridge, studying Engineering. I am really passionate about using science and maths to make the world around us a better place.  I am a patient and friendly tu...”

£20 /hr

Ben A.

Degree: Medicine (Bachelors) - University College London University

Subjects offered: Physics, Maths+ 6 more

Physics
Maths
Chemistry
Biology
.UKCAT.
.BMAT (BioMedical Admissions)
-Personal Statements-
-Medical School Preparation-

“Hello,I am a first year medical student at University College London, When I was in sixth form, I helped tutor the younger years and I always enjoyed it, so I decided to keep it on in my university years.My subjects are the three m...”

£22 /hr

Raimonds B.

Degree: Architecture (Bachelors) - Bath University

Subjects offered: Physics, Maths

Physics
Maths

“I am a first year Architecture student, as well as a well experienced tutor. I have tutored GCSE and A Level Mathematics and Physics for over two years, and have 5 star reviews on First Tutors. I have an exam based approach to revision...”

MyTutor guarantee

About the author

Jake F.

Currently unavailable: for regular students

Degree: Physics (Masters) - Durham University

Subjects offered: Physics, Maths

Physics
Maths

“About me: I am a second year physicist at Durham University. I have always had a passion for the science subjects andhope to instill that passion in you. I have always been an academic student acheiving high GCSE grades across the boa...”

You may also like...

Posts by Jake

Explain, in terms of the behaviour of molecules, how a gas exerts a pressure on the walls of its container. (4)

Mark has a voucher that gives him 22% off the prices at a hardware store. Estimate how much he will pay for an electric drill that normally costs £87.99. (non-calculator) (3)

Two cars are crash tested. Car A has a crumple zone, B doesn't. Both cars have mass 1500kg and a driver of mass 80kg and crash at 20m/s. Cars A and B take 0.8 and 0.2 seconds to stop respectively. Using this information, are crumple zones a necessity? (6)

Other A Level Physics questions

How can the average speedx of a gas molecule be derived?

In a fluorescent tube, how are the atoms in the tube excited?

How is a piezoelectric crystal used to generate waves of ultrasound?

What is a potential divider?

View A Level Physics tutors

Cookies:

We use cookies to improve our service. By continuing to use this website, we'll assume that you're OK with this. Dismiss

mtw:mercury1:status:ok