4G. 3 7th edition

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Hanniel U 2B
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4G. 3 7th edition

Postby Hanniel U 2B » Sat Feb 09, 2019 1:44 pm

How do I go about this question: Which would have higher molar entropy at T=0, single crystal of BF3 or single crystal of COF2

Olivia Young 1A
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Re: 4G. 3 7th edition

Postby Olivia Young 1A » Sat Feb 09, 2019 5:12 pm

This question was recently answered in the same topic, but the answer is that the degeneracy of COF2 allows for a greater disorder and more possible arrangements of atoms, compared to BF3 since there is only one arrangement for that. Since there is higher degeneracy is COF2, it has a higher molar entropy and degeneracy is more powerful than mass concerning molar entropy.

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