Third Law's W

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Sabrina 1F
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Third Law's W

Postby Sabrina 1F » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:19 pm

Does W have any units? Also how do you calculate W? Is there also a specific name for W?

Peri Bingham 1G
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Re: Third Law's W

Postby Peri Bingham 1G » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:23 pm

W refers to degeneracy and is calculated by raising the number of possible states to the number to atoms/molecules.

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Re: Third Law's W

Postby Nickolas Manipud 1C » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:51 pm

No, W does not have any units.

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Re: Third Law's W

Postby AtreyiMitra2L » Sun Feb 11, 2018 11:53 pm

W is degeneracy. it doesnt have units. You calculate it by doing the number of orientations ^ (num of molecules)

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