Winter 2011 Final #1C

Boltzmann Equation for Entropy:

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Christina Cen 2J
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Winter 2011 Final #1C

Postby Christina Cen 2J » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:00 am

Why does NO have more residual entropy than BF3?

Xin He 2L
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Re: Winter 2011 Final #1C

Postby Xin He 2L » Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:11 am

NO can be arranged into NO and ON, while BF3 has no such other arrangements, so since NO has two different arrangements, it's residual entropy is higher according to the equation S=kb*lnW.


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