Entropy and the direction of change

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Based on the idea that the events that happen are...?
The ones that are most likely to.
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Two liquids will often mix because there are ___ ways of being mixed than being unmixed?
More
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Substances always tend to mix unless...?
There is something stopping them
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Entropy is essentially a measure of...?
The number of ways a chemical system can be arranged.
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The symbol for entropy is __?
S
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The more regular and crystalline a solid is, the __ its entropy?
Lower
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Substances with larger molecules tend to have __ entropies?
Higher
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The entropy of the products will be greater than that of the reactants if...?
(s) > (l) or (l) > (g). Or if there are more moles of gaseous products than gaseous reactants.
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Entropy also measures the number of ways...?
Energy can be distributed amongst molecules
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