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How is it possible for a chemical rxn to be highly spontaneous and have a negative entropy value? Isn't this inconsistent with the 2nd law of thermodynamics?

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    dG = dH - TdS
    If dS is -, then the term TdS is + and dG can be negative ONLY if dH is negative enough to off set the TdS term.

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