Degeneracy for quiz 1

Boltzmann Equation for Entropy: $S = k_{B} \ln W$

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Degeneracy for quiz 1

What do we need to know about degeneracy for the first quiz? Just to calculate total degeneracy (w1 x w2)? Will will be ever asked to find a value?

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Re: Degeneracy for quiz 1

Hi,

That is enough. Even if you are asked to find a value, you can calculate the individual degeneracies and take the natural log of their product to get the answer.

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