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Winter 2011 Final #1C

Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:00 am
by Christina Cen 2J
Why does NO have more residual entropy than BF3?

Re: Winter 2011 Final #1C

Posted: Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:11 am
by Xin He 2L
NO can be arranged into NO and ON, while BF3 has no such other arrangements, so since NO has two different arrangements, it's residual entropy is higher according to the equation S=kb*lnW.