ch20-p067 - 67. We adapt the discussion of 20-7 to 3 and 5...

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67. We adapt the discussion of §20-7 to 3 and 5 particles (as opposed to the 6 particle situation treated in that section). (a) The least multiplicity configuration is when all the particles are in the same half of the box. In this case, using Eq. 20-20, we have 3! == 1 . 3!0! W (b) Similarly for box B, W = 5!/(5!0!) = 1 in the “least” case. (c) The most likely configuration in the 3 particle case is to have 2 on one side and 1 on
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