Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

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Postby donnanguyen1d » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:33 pm

How come container A's entropy is higher than container C's entropy. Container A's atoms are monatomic while C's atoms are diatomic. If they're diatomic, doesn't it make it a bit more complex?

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Postby Lena Nguyen 2H » Wed Jan 31, 2018 7:58 pm

The solutions manual says Container A has higher entropy because it has more particles, though each container has 1.00 mol. I think containers B and C had .5 mol of diatomic molecules because the question said they had 1.00 mol of atoms bound together, so that could explain the solutions manual's answer.

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