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    Entropy principle: Salt crystals evaporated from salt solution with high degree of order

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    Water evaporates from a salt solution and leaves behind salt crystals that have a higher degree of molecular order than the more randomly moving molecules in the salt water. Has the entropy principle been violated? why or why not?

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    According to the Laws of Thermodynamics, entropy, the measure of the disorder in a closed system, and its direction -- toward increasing ...

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