Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

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Postby Lorena Zhang 4E » Thu Feb 07, 2019 8:37 pm

Which would you expect to have a higher molar entropy at T=0, single crystals of BF3 or of COF2? Why?

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Re: 4G.3

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:12 pm

Degeneracy of configurations takes priority over masses. Basically, COF2 has 3 directions it can "point" in, while BF3 has only one orientation.

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