Negative Entropy: Definition & Meaning


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What is entropy?

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1. Which of the following is in a state of negative entropy?

2. What is the second law of thermodynamics?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine what you know about negative entropy with this worksheet and quiz. The topics in the quiz cover areas such as what entropy is and an example of negative entropy.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Answer questions on:

  • The second law of thermodynamics
  • An example of a reaction with negative entropy
  • Negative entropy as it relates to the second law of thermodynamics

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of entropy
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about negative entropy
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of negative entropy and how it's connected to the second law of thermodynamics

Additional Learning

More information on this topic is available from the lesson called Negative Entropy: Definition & Meaning. Study points are listed as follows:

  • Negative entropy as it relates to positive entropy
  • How negative entropy is measured
  • The definition of negative entropy