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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Supaman on Thursday, January 31, 2008 at 10:39pm.

For the autoionisation of water, it looks like

2H2O(l)-> H3O+(aq) + OH–(aq)

I thought that becuase it is going from liquid to ions, wouldnt the Entropy be greater than 0?

However, I have been told and I have calculated the opposite, that entropy is less than 0. Please Explain .

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