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which produces the greatest entropy increase?
melting the solid
heating the solid
heating the liquid
heating the gas
vaporizing the liquid

is it melting the solid?

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    The question has broad limits because no concrete details are given; however, melting the solid probably is higher than #2,3,and 4. I think vaporizing the liquid is the greatest. If you have a particular substance in mind, delta S = (delta Q/T). Water, for example, is heat fusion/273 for melting ice to liquid and heat vaporization/373 for vaporization.

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