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Unformatted text preview: tem. If this happens, however, the change in entropy of the environ-ment 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 tempera-ture. This is in contrast to energy which can not be put on an ab-solute scale so only energy di f erences have meaning. THE SECOND AND THIRD LAWS 95...
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