## 9.25 Calculator Error

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

Jessica Wakefield 1H
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### 9.25 Calculator Error

When I try to raise 6 to the power of 6.02x10^23 my calculator just says error. Does anyone have any advice/is anyone having the same issue?

Jessica Lutz 2E
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### Re: 9.25 Calculator Error

Because it is part of the natural log, you can bring 6.03x10^23 down from the exponent so that you are multiplying it instead outside of the natural log. When I did it this way, my calculator was able to process it!

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