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Explain how water's entropy can decrease when it freezes without violating the second

College Physics for AP® Courses | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9781938168932 | Authors: Gregg Wolfe, Irina Lyublinskaya, Douglas Ingram ISBN: 9781938168932 372

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Problem 31

Explain how water's entropy can decrease when it freezes without violating the second law of thermodynamics. Specifically, explain what happens to the entropy of its surroundings.

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THE HEART OF THE MATTER ● the lighter chemical elements are the most abundant on earth ○ the heavier (gold) = more rare ● both space and time came out of the Big Bang ● string/loop of energy is the one basic particle ● gravity doesn’t fit or work well with quantum theory ● string theory = only theory so far that reconciles Quantum Theory and gravity ○ doesn’t mean that its correct ● each particle is a different note or vibration mode of the same elemental string ● one string can vibrate in different ways to produce a whole series of particles with wildly different properties ● as many as 7 extra dimensions and dozens of new particles must be added ● extra dimensions coiled up everywhere around us

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Textbook: College Physics for AP® Courses
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Author: Gregg Wolfe, Irina Lyublinskaya, Douglas Ingram
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