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Explain entropy in simple words

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  1. anonymous
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    entropy is energy transport away from a system; the opposite of syntropy, the collection of energy into a system. the sun is entropic; the earth is syntropic. Syntropy is identified with life while entropy is deterioration or death

  2. anonymous
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    Bare bones: Entropy in statistical mechanics is a measure of the total number of unique states a system can be in. This mathematically expressed as the log of number of states.

  3. anonymous
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    A a measure of a system's tendency toward disorder... Also an indicator of whether or not a process can happen spontaneously. If you are asking questions about entropy, you should probably read up on the laws of thermodynamics. The second law in particular is where entropy shines.

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    Entropy, in the basic jargon, is simply just the amount of energy given to a certain amount of matter over a time interval. If you have alotta energy over a small time period, then you have alotta entropy. and vice versa

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