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for a system that has equally spaced non-degenerate energy levels, at a fixed temperature what will happen to the value of the partition function, Q

 for a system that has equally spaced non-degenerate energy levels, at a fixed temperature what will happen to the value of the partition function, Q(N,V,T), if the spacing between the energy levels increase?

Q will increase

Q will decrease

Q will remain the same

either (a) or (b) depending on the temperature

none of the above

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