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Unformatted text preview: Most probable product state The one with the greatest number of microstates Second Law of Thermodynamics: Every spontaneous reaction is accompanied by an increase in Entropy* *Regardless of whether the change in entropy of the system is positive or negative S+ increase in entropy S- decrease in entropy S total =+ S total =S system +S surroundings Demonstration Thermite Rxn: Intense head is produced!...
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2011 for the course CHEM 43L taught by Professor Therien during the Fall '09 term at Duke.
- Fall '09