Problem: In a chemical reaction two gases combine to form a solid. What do you expect the sign of ΔS to be?

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1. Phase: The gas phase has the highest entropy, followed by the liquid, and then the solid phase with the lowest entropy.


Gas > Liquid > Solid



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In a chemical reaction two gases combine to form a solid. What do you expect the sign of ΔS to be?

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