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Posted by Hannah on Monday, April 23, 2012 at 11:00am.

Which of the following four processes are accompanied by an increase in entropy?

1. I2 (s) -> I2 (g)

2. 2 I (g) -> I2 (g)

3. 2 NH3 (g) -> N2 (g) + 3 H2 (g)

4. Pb2+ (aq) + 2 OH – (aq) -> Pb(OH)2 (s)

Answers: a. 1 & 2 b. 1 & 3 c. 3 & 4 d. 2 & 4 e. only 3


I am pretty sure that I2(s) -> I2(g) is an increase because it is going from a solid to a gas which has the highest entropy. As you can see there is not an answer choice for only choice 1 so I think that choice 2 might be an increase as well but I am not sure.

Would you agree that 2I(g) -> I2(g) is increasing?

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