using entropy

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Katie Bart 1I
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using entropy

Postby Katie Bart 1I » Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:38 pm

When exactly do we use entropy?

Asha Agarwal 1E
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Re: using entropy

Postby Asha Agarwal 1E » Sat Feb 01, 2020 6:38 pm

Entropy is a measure of disorder and is used when finding Gibb's free energy instead of just ∆H and the heat of a reaction. Entropy is used a lot in the law of thermodynamics as one of the laws says that the universe tends towards disorder and chaos, meaning a higher entropy.

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