Problem: How does the entropy of steam compare to the entropy of ice? a) The entropy of ice is larger because it is more ordered than steam. b) They are the same. c) It depends on how much of each we are comparing. d) The entropy of steam is larger because it is more disordered than ice.

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The entropy of a system is defined as the system's thermal energy per unit temperature. It is an expensive property the depends on the size of the system.

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How does the entropy of steam compare to the entropy of ice? 

a) The entropy of ice is larger because it is more ordered than steam. 

b) They are the same. 

c) It depends on how much of each we are comparing. 

d) The entropy of steam is larger because it is more disordered than ice.