Chemistry (12th Edition)

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Chapter 18 - Reaction Rates and Equilibrium - 18.5 Free Energy and Entropy - 18.5 Lesson Check: 51

Answer

An unfavorable entropy change is when the entropy decreases, which it does when there is more order. So, if the products are more ordered than the reactants, the entropy has decreased, which means the change is unfavorable.

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An unfavorable entropy change is when the entropy decreases, which it does when there is more order. So, if the products are more ordered than the reactants, the entropy has decreased, which means the change is unfavorable.
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