Problem: Which of the following has the lowest entropy?A: H2O(I)B: H2O(s)C: H2O(g)D: O2(g)

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We’re being asked to rank the given compounds in order of increasing entropy at 25 ˚C

The given compounds are: H2O(I), H2O(s), H2O(g) and O2(g)


Recall that entropy is the degree of chaos or disorder of a system and that it depends on the following:


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Which of the following has the lowest entropy?

A: H2O(I)

B: H2O(s)

C: H2O(g)

D: O2(g)

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