Change in entropy= q/T  [ENDORSED]

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Ruiz Samantha 2C
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Change in entropy= q/T

Postby Ruiz Samantha 2C » Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:25 pm

According to the equation, does entropy increase when temperature increases? Or does entropy decrease when temperature increases?

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Re: Change in entropy= q/T

Postby Chris_Rudewicz_3H » Sat Jan 28, 2017 4:35 pm

As T gets larger, the 'change in entropy' will become smaller. As you divide by a bigger number, the answer becomes smaller.

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Re: Change in entropy= q/T  [ENDORSED]

Postby Katherine_Zhuo_3B » Wed Feb 01, 2017 2:29 pm

Since the change in entropy is equated by q/T, as T increases, the overall change in entropy is decreasing if the heat (q) remains the same.

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Re: Change in entropy= q/T

Postby 304751905 » Thu Feb 09, 2017 8:23 pm

I have another question that has to do with the same equation. If T=0K like in the quiz, wouldn't that make entropy 0 or not exist? How can something have entropy when it is at absolute zero? It can't move and it's in crystalline structure.


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