Isolated  [ENDORSED]

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donnanguyen1d
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Isolated

Postby donnanguyen1d » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:32 pm

Why is the universe isolated?

Ishan Saha 1L
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Re: Isolated

Postby Ishan Saha 1L » Mon Feb 26, 2018 1:33 pm

the universe can be considered isolated because energy nor matter can leave or enter the universe.

Matthew Lin 2C
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Re: Isolated  [ENDORSED]

Postby Matthew Lin 2C » Mon Feb 26, 2018 2:13 pm

Since the universe is everything, it has no surroundings and thus no energy or matter can leave/enter the system, which in this case is the universe.

Sophia Bozone 2G
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Re: Isolated

Postby Sophia Bozone 2G » Mon Feb 26, 2018 10:53 pm

An isolated system is defend as a system in which no heat or matter is transferred into/out of. Because of the law of conservation of matter and energy, the amount of matter and energy in the universe is constant and unchanging - thus an isolated system.


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