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Possible Entropy Changes

APPH12-OQSECY

Consider a closed system such as air inside a sealed container.

Over time, which of the following is possible regarding the entropy of the system? Select TWO answers.

A

The entropy increases over time.

B

The entropy decreases over time.

C

The entropy remains the same over time.

D

The entropy alternates between increasing and decreasing over time.