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RenuChepuru1L
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avogadro's number

Postby RenuChepuru1L » Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:44 pm

Im unsure as to when to use avogadros number in the exponent of W in the Boltzmann equation for entropy

Nicole Nikolov 1K
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Re: avogadro's number

Postby Nicole Nikolov 1K » Sun Feb 11, 2018 5:10 pm

To solve for W, you need to find X^N, with X being the number of possible orientations and N being the total number of molecules. You would use Avogadro's number to solve for N only if you are provided a value in grams or moles, because your goal is to find the number of molecules.


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