Midterm 2014 Q5B

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Midterm 2014 Q5B

Postby Jose_Arambulo_2I » Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:31 pm

This question reads:
"Which has a higher molar entropy value at 25 degrees Celsius: benzene or hexane?"

Is the answer hexane because it has single bonds and can rotate (giving it more orientations), while benzene is basically "stuck" in its ring shape?

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Re: Midterm 2014 Q5B

Postby Chem_Mod » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:01 pm

The 3D strcuture in hexane increases the randomness of the system

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