## Third Law's W

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

Sabrina 1F
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### Third Law's W

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

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

Nickolas Manipud 1C
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### Re: Third Law's W

No, W does not have any units.

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### Re: Third Law's W

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

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