Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 18 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 26

Answer

As discussed on page 348, the second law declares that in natural processes, systems tend to move from orderly states to disorderly states. Generally speaking, a disorderly state will not spontaneously transform to a more orderly state (though exceptions to the second law do occasionally happen, as discussed on page 349).
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