Unformatted text preview: tem. If this happens, however, the change in entropy of the environment must be positive and outweigh that of the system. The statement of the third law is a little beyond what we are able to handle so we shall only consider the consequence of this mathematical statement. The third law puts entropy on an absolute scale like temperature. This is in contrast to energy which can not be put on an absolute scale so only energy di f erences have meaning. THE SECOND AND THIRD LAWS 95...
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 Chemistry, Thermodynamics, Entropy, mathematical statement, absolute scale

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