higher entropies

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Clarissa Nava 3H
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higher entropies

Postby Clarissa Nava 3H » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:06 am

what does a higher entropy value mean?

MariahClark 2F
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Re: higher entropies

Postby MariahClark 2F » Sun Mar 17, 2019 12:10 am

Higher entropy means an increase in disorder.

Delaney Smith 1C
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Re: higher entropies

Postby Delaney Smith 1C » Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:26 pm

To go off of the idea that higher entropy means higher disorder, that means that gas has high entropy because it has many microstate while solids have the lowest entropy because it has the fewest microstates.

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Re: higher entropies

Postby Aarushi Solanki 4F » Sun Feb 02, 2020 6:34 pm

A high value of entropy means that there is a lot of disorder in the environment. For example, gases have a higher entropy than solids as there is increased disorder in the positions, or micro states, gases exist in. Another example is when a reaction occurs and the number of moles of substance increases; this means entropy has increased.

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Re: higher entropies

Postby Nathan Rothschild_2D » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:24 pm

High Entropy means high disorder and low energy.

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Re: higher entropies

Postby Philomena 4F » Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:40 pm

Entropy is a measure of disorder/randomness. A high entropy shows an increase in disorder (low energy), which is determined by the number of microstates of the given state of matter.

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Re: higher entropies

Postby 705367472 » Wed Feb 05, 2020 8:14 pm

higher entropy means a higher disorder, which means gas is high. This also means low energy.

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