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bruno102

  • one year ago

Which of the following systems has the highest entropy? A cup of ice at 0 degrees C A cup of water at 50 degrees C A cup of water at 0 degrees C <----- my answer A cup of ice at −15 degrees C

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  1. Photon336
    • one year ago
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    Entropy is also related to temperature higher temperature means more "randomness/ disordered state"

  2. Photon336
    • one year ago
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    Also entropy increases as you go from solid<liquid<gas b/c particles are less ordered.

  3. bruno102
    • one year ago
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    Am I wrong then?

  4. bruno102
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    I am confused now as to whether it would be B or C.

  5. Photon336
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    The difference between b and C is your temperature

  6. Photon336
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    If your temperature goes up you would expect a higher entropy Why? Because TdeltaS would get bigger in your Gibbs free energy equation. Also as temperature increases your average kinetic energy of particles does as well.

  7. Photon336
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    Knowing that what would be the answer?

  8. bruno102
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    so B?

  9. bruno102
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    @Photon336 B would be correct, not C?

  10. Photon336
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    B

  11. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    A cup of water at 50 degrees has the least order and compactness as its molecules are in constant motion colliding each other with very high kinetic energy and hence due to its highest randomness among all, it has the largest entropy among others.

  12. taramgrant0543664
    • one year ago
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    It is B, B has the least amount of order out of all the options and therefore has the highest entropy

  13. bruno102
    • one year ago
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    Ok thank you all, I understand now, I misread one of the responses at first.

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