## unit of entropy

$\Delta S = \frac{q_{rev}}{T}$

Ishita Monga 1B
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### unit of entropy

What is the unit for entropy?

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### Re: unit of entropy

The units are usually listed as Joules per Kelvin (J.K-1)

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### Re: unit of entropy

The units are Joules per Kelvin (J/K).

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The units end up being J/K as kB = 1.381 x 10^-23 J.K^-1 and also ΔS = nRln(V2/V1) cancels out into J.K^-1.

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### Re: unit of entropy

Joules per Kelvin (J/K)

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(j/k)

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When completing the math, usually the way the problem is set up will allow for the units to cancel out to being J/K (joules per kelvin), this can be used as another way of testing if the problem is correct!

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### Re: unit of entropy

The units are J/K (Joules per Kelvin)!

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The units are J/K, but if you forget, it could be helpful to write out the units and then see which cancel and what you're left with.

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### Re: unit of entropy

J/K or J x K^-1

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### Re: unit of entropy

J/K

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### Re: unit of entropy

The units are Joules per Kelvin, or J/K.

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