Winter Midterm 2013 Q2C

Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

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Maggie Miller 2K
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Winter Midterm 2013 Q2C

Postby Maggie Miller 2K » Tue Feb 14, 2017 10:31 pm

In this problem, my course reader had multiple answers printed and I don't know which is correct.

Is the answer supposed to me more or less ice?


Brianna Wummer 2L
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Re: Winter Midterm 2013 Q2C

Postby Brianna Wummer 2L » Tue Feb 14, 2017 11:07 pm

Hi there! The answer is supposed to be less ice. This can be seen from the equation. Since orange juice has a lower specific heat capacity, less ice will be needed to cool the drink to 16 degrees celsius in comparison to the ice needed to cool the water. Hope that helps!

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