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## Homework Statement

One mole of an ideal gas at 0 celcius is subjected to changes below, calculate the change in entropy of the gas:

i) Gas is expanded reversibly and isothermally to twice its initial volume. DONE - 5.76 J/K

ii)A similar expansion to i. is performed reversibly and adiabatically [hint, for an ideeal gas undergoing reversible adiabatic expansion TV^(gamma - 1) = constant]

## Homework Equations

I know delta Q = -nRT Ln (Vf/Vi) for a reversible isothermal expansion

delta S = delta Q / absolute T

dE = dW + dQ

## The Attempt at a Solution

for a isolated system i know the entropy change would be zero, but as it doesnt state this i dont feel that i can just state "assuming system is isolated entropy change is zero"

so im stuck how to go about this..

Khris