Problem: Which statement is correct? a) Heating always decreases the entropy of a system. b) The reaction that results in an increase in the number of moles of gas always decreases the entropy of a system. c) A greater number of particles leads to a smaller number of microstates. d) An increase in the temperature decreases all types of molecular motions. e) The dissolving of a solute often leads to an increase in entropy.

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Which statement is correct?

a) Heating always decreases the entropy of a system.

b) The reaction that results in an increase in the number of moles of gas always decreases the entropy of a system.

c) A greater number of particles leads to a smaller number of microstates.

d) An increase in the temperature decreases all types of molecular motions.

e) The dissolving of a solute often leads to an increase in entropy.

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