## w

Boltzmann Equation for Entropy: $S = k_{B} \ln W$

Kassandra Molina 2B
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### w

just to verify: w is the number of orientation (# of ways to arrange the atoms in a molecule) to the power of however many molecules are involved?

Mishta Stanislaus 1H
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### Re: w

yes this is correct

Matthew Tran 1H
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### Re: w

Make sure you use a capital W when referring to degeneracy, since we use lowercase w to refer to work. Otherwise you will probably mix them up since they are commonly used in this unit.

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