## Small Error in S vs. Large Error in W

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

Henry Krasner 1C
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### Small Error in S vs. Large Error in W

In class we discussed how due to the thermodynamic property there is a 'small' error in S, while there is a statistical 'large' error in W. What does this mean?

Schuyler_Howell_4D
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### Re: Small Error in S vs. Large Error in W

This just means that a large difference in W will only result in a small change in S.

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