Hi everyone. I learnt About Entropy Today, But I didn't quite seem to Understand it. Anyone Who Can Explain It to me?Thanks In advance!

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TopNewestThe entropy of this note is too damn high! – Raghav Vaidyanathan · 1 year, 11 months ago

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@Agnishom Chattopadhyay xD – Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

Haha, I got that xD xD xD Thanks ToLog in to reply

– Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 11 months ago

Try answering the question on coins.Log in to reply

I think , entropy is a measure of the number of specific ways in which a system(keep in mind that the system is thermodynamic) may be arranged. – Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

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@Mehul Arora – Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

In which class are you?Log in to reply

@Parth Lohomi , Class 9 Now. :D – Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

Preparing for RMO, best of luck....[ I will not be there to congratulate you that time :(.....]Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

Best of Luck to you! :D :DLog in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

Are you done with the explanation?Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

Not yet. :/Log in to reply

\[\triangle S=\displaystyle\int \dfrac{dQ_{rev}} {T} \]

\(\triangle S\) is change in entropy...

\(T\) is absolute temperature – Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

Went tangentially over my head xDLog in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

Typo should be "tangentially"Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

My bad :3Log in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

Haha...Log in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

I see!! XD...Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

Hey Sorry. I am not too much Online guy.... So am inactive but will surely accept it when I open it next time!!Log in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

You happy now? c'mmon find the reason..Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

Find the reason? For what?Log in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

In which class are youLog in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

I entered 10th std. BTW how ur age changed from 14 to 13? xDLog in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

BCos i am actually 13 XDLog in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

Oh! How u be so intelligent even if ur so young? You will crack IIT for sure with good rank. :)Log in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

I am not "so intelligent"... Just an average guy.. And for the IIT stuff i will try my best... (see my status)Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

Being level 5 in calculus at age of 13! Thats so extraordinary! :PLog in to reply

– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

Calculus is my favourite topic in mathematics..Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Parth Lohomi · 1 year, 11 months ago

Ah ya sure! (first i want 1000 followers XD)Log in to reply

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@Parth Lohomi – Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

LOL why are u following me again? xD -_-Log in to reply

Not understanding Entropy is okay. It is the hardest concept in information theory and thermodynamics.

Entropy is the amount of information in a system.

Can it be equated to randomness? Yes! Because, to store more random arrangements, you need more bits. However, the more the order, the less the entropy. Why? Because to store the arrangement, you just need to know the order.

Which of the following string has more entropy? a) aaaaaaaaaaa b) xyzhwkofgbf c) aaaabbbbccc – Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

I guess, The 2nd one. (b)Log in to reply

How many bits of entropy are contained in a system containing two coins? – Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

2? I don't Have any Idea about This.Log in to reply

Have you heard of the equation S= K ln(W)? – Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 11 months ago

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@Parth Lohomi @Agnishom Chattopadhyay @Raghav Vaidyanathan and @Nihar Mahajan – Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

Nope, Not ever xD xD I wanted to Learn the basics On Entropy. Like, The definition and all. Once I have the Base Strong, I shall move to the Advanced study on this topic. ThanksLog in to reply

Maxwell's Demon

Try this problem:It explains some interesting things about entropy from an Information Theory and Thermodynamic point of view – Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 11 months ago

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Mehul , this might help you . – Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

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– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

For trying to help someone , one gets downvotes. How selfish the downvoters might be! :/ -_-Log in to reply

– Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 11 months ago

Sorry, I downvoted the comment because the thought an encyclopedia link would not be too usefulLog in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

It might be useful for someone else! -_-Log in to reply

– Agnishom Chattopadhyay · 1 year, 11 months ago

I agree. I just expressed my opinion. Thank you for sharing the article anyway :)Log in to reply

– Mehul Arora · 1 year, 11 months ago

xD I know! Try My Problem! The one Inspired by you :)Log in to reply

– Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 11 months ago

I almost got it .... am working on it.. :)Log in to reply