Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 16 - Thermodynamics: Directionality of Chemical Reactions - Conceptual Exercise 16.4 - Predicting Entropy Changes - Page 705: c


Entropy increases because of the presence of the gaseous substance in the products.

Work Step by Step

In this case, an increase in entropy is expected because 1 mol gaseous carbon dioxide is present in the products and the reactant is a solid.
Update this answer!

You can help us out by revising, improving and updating this answer.

Update this answer

After you claim an answer you’ll have 24 hours to send in a draft. An editor will review the submission and either publish your submission or provide feedback.