Problem: A glass of water is left outside overnight to freeze. During this process, which of the following statements about entropy is true? A) The entropy of the surrounding air doesn't change overnight B) The entropy of the water changes more than the surrounding air overnight C) The entropy of the surrounding air changes more than the water overnight D) The change in entropy of the water is the same as the change in entropy for the surrounding air, with opposite signs

FREE Expert Solution
Problem Details

A glass of water is left outside overnight to freeze. During this process, which of the following statements about entropy is true?

A) The entropy of the surrounding air doesn't change overnight

B) The entropy of the water changes more than the surrounding air overnight

C) The entropy of the surrounding air changes more than the water overnight

D) The change in entropy of the water is the same as the change in entropy for the surrounding air, with opposite signs