Boltzmann Distribution Question

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Marbles of mass M = 12 grams = 0.012 kg are placed on the floor at room temperature (about 20° C = 293 K). They are of course in thermal equilibrium with their surroundings. What is a typical height above the floor for one of these marbles? That is, for what value of y is MgykBT?

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