Because and the result given in problem 21 6 follows

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Unformatted text preview: d the result given in Problem 21-6 follows. 21-12: Q. W hy is ? A. because gases are essentially completely unordered; the molecules of a gas travel more or less randomly within the gas’s container. Liquids, however, are much more cohesive and structured, and solids are very structured. The difference between the entropy of a liquid and that of a solid is less than the difference between the entropy of a liquid and that of a gas. 21-27: Q. Show for an ideal gas that A. W e express the partition function of an ideal gas as (Equation 17.38) and so We...
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