## Change in the entropy of the universe

$\Delta S = \frac{q_{rev}}{T}$

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### Change in the entropy of the universe

For dStotal = dSsys + dSsurr what conditions make dStotal = to 0?

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### Re: Change in the entropy of the universe

If temperature is constant for the system and its surroundings, the entropy for both are equal and opposite values. For example, the system losing heat is a negative entropy value while the surroundings gain that heat and have the opposite, positive entropy value. Thus, total entropy change of the universe is 0.

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