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Problem Set Answers – Chapter 31)The second law of thermodynamics states that the disorder in any system is always increasing. Insimple terms, you can think about dropping NaCl crystals into a glass of water. The solvation anddiffusion of ions is favored because there is an increase in _____________.(a)pH(b)entropy(c)ionic structure(d)stored energy
2)The energy used by the cell to generate specific biological molecules and highly orderedstructures is stored in the form of _____________.
3)At first glance, it may seem that living systems are able to defy the second law ofthermodynamics. However, on closer examination it becomes clear that although cells createorganization from raw materials in the environment, they also contribute to disorder in theenvironment by releasing _____________.

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Term
Fall
Professor
Maresca
Tags
Chemistry, molecular biology, Enzyme, Energy, Chemical reaction, Adenosine triphosphate

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