Entropy


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Priscilla Tamborini 1B
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Entropy

Postby Priscilla Tamborini 1B » Thu Feb 02, 2017 7:52 pm

How can you tell which molecule has a greater entropy just by looking at their molecular formulas (without doing any calculations)?

emma_arago_3D
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Re: Entropy

Postby emma_arago_3D » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:21 pm

the more complex molecule will have the higher entropy, in order to figure out which one is more complex you can look at the shape of the molecule and at the individual elements that make it up

Jenny2G
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Re: Entropy

Postby Jenny2G » Thu Feb 02, 2017 11:28 pm

You should also look for the one with higher degeneracy, the number of ways of getting an energy state. Its basically the different ways you can arrange a Lewis structure.

Tara_White_3L
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Re: Entropy

Postby Tara_White_3L » Sun Feb 12, 2017 11:36 pm

How do you know how many times a Lewis structure can be arranged?


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