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Residual Entropy 2011 Final Exam

Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2016 7:32 pm
by 504594108
How would you calculate the two residual entropies of NO and BF3 with the S=Kb ln W formula? I don't understand how to determine whether it's a two particles in one of two states or one particle in one of two states.

Re: Residual Entropy 2011 Final Exam

Posted: Tue Mar 08, 2016 9:35 pm
by Chem_Mod
Consider the 3D structure of the two molecules. How many ways can you orient one vs. the other?