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A sealed container which holds a sample of gas has been sittting at rest in a room for a very long time. Particles of the gas inside the closed container collide with the walls of the container.

Which of the following statements best explains why the walls of the container experience pressure from the sample of gas?

A

The gas particles have kinetic energy because they are constantly moving.

B

All gases exert pressure on their surroundings.

C

The fast-moving gas particles collide with the slow-moving container particles and cause them to vibrate faster.

D

The gas particles collide with the walls of the container and exert an impulse on them.

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