The degrees of freedom of the system is given by:- f = 3 N – K
- f = degrees of freedom
- N = Number of Particles in the system.
- K = Independent relation among the particles
For a monatomic gas; N = 1 and K = 0;
f = 3 x 1 – 0 = 3
The degree of freedom for a monoatomic gas is 3