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# What is the probability that 100 ideal gas particles will spontaneously contract their volume by 0.1%?...

What is the probability that 100 ideal gas particles will spontaneously contract their volume by 0.1%? What about 1000 ideal gas particles? How many molecules do you need to consider before the probability of contraction becomes less than 1%. Do you ever expect a mole of ideal gas particles to undergo a spontaneous contraction in volume?

Pprobability is proportional to the volume raised to the number of molecules, that is, W VN.

Volume contraction is a decrease in the volume of body fluid, including the dissolved substances that maintain osmotic balance (osmolytes).

1) W = VN = (0.1)100 = 1*10-100

2) Similarly, if N = 1000 than W = (0.1)1000= 0

3) 1 = (0.1)N ====> N = 1/0.1 = 10

4) 1 mol = 6.023*1023

W = VN = (0.1)6.023*10^23 = 0 (No, a mole of ideal gas particles donot undergo a spontaneous contraction in volume)

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