### 4F.1

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**Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:58 pm**Part C) Why would the entropy generated be less if you were in a room kept at 30. degrees Celsius?

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Posted: **Tue Feb 11, 2020 4:58 pm**

Part C) Why would the entropy generated be less if you were in a room kept at 30. degrees Celsius?

Posted: **Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:37 pm**

The equation used is deltaS_{surroundings}= (-deltaH)/T

Since temperature is in the denominator, if that value is increased, then the overall value of the expression (deltaS_{surroundings}) would be smaller.

Since temperature is in the denominator, if that value is increased, then the overall value of the expression (deltaS

Posted: **Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:45 pm**

Yes, because the temperature is larger in the denominator, the fraction would be smaller compared to if the temperature was smaller. This is also why a certain amount of heat has more effect on the entropy when the temperature is lower.