Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:
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You don't necessarily need to use Avogadro's constant to find degeneracy but if a question requires you to know the degeneracy of a mole of a substance, Avogadro's constant is needed for the value of the "number of particles" within the states.
Kaley Qin 1F wrote:No, you don't need Avogadro's number to find degeneracy. You will only use Avogadro's number for degeneracy if you are finding the degeneracy of a mole of molecules.
Well said here! Just like with the first law of thermodynamics, we need to consider context/all factores, here whether we are looking for degeneracy per mole or just amongst particles-- if you need to figure it out per mole, you'll need Avogadro's number.
You would only need Avogadro's number if you were to find the degeneracy of a specific number of moles of a molecule, much like how you would only use Avogadro's number to find the mass of only one atom of an element when given the molar mass.
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