## Conceptualizing the Boltzmann Equation

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

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Hector_Galarza_2E
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### Conceptualizing the Boltzmann Equation

In lecture it was stated that in the equation S=Kb*lnW that a large error in W would lead to a small error in S? What does this mean and theoretically would a small error in W then lead to a large error in S?

Kathrin Magdalani 3J
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### Re: Conceptualizing the Boltzmann Equation

it's basically saying any error in W, even a relatively large one, wouldn't cause a large error in S
so no, a small error in W wouldn't cause a large error in S

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