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Which of the following is not an assumption of the kinetic theory of gases?

Option: 1

A gas consists of many identical particles which are in continual motion.

Option: 2

Gas particles have negligible volume.

Option: 3

At high pressure, gas particles are difficult to compress.

Option: 4

Collisions of gas particles are perfectly elastic.

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Statement 3 is wrong it should be-

At high pressure, gas particles are easy to compress.

we know PV = nRT 

 P = nRT/V

as P increases -  V decreases - T increases

Other statements are right.

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