Problem: If a system has 100 ways of arranging its energy, what will its entropy be?

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Recall that we can use the Boltzmann Equation to determine the entropy given the number of microstates:


S=KBlnW


where:

S = entropy

KB = Boltzmann constant (1.38 x 10–23 J/K)

W = number of microstates


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If a system has 100 ways of arranging its energy, what will its entropy be?


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