# 4.4. A volume V consists of equal moles of two ideal gases A and B. Find anexpression for the probability that the gases will spontaneously demix intoregions of pure A and pure B. Calculate the number of molecules for whichthe probability is 1%, 0.01%, and 0.0001%.

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question 4.4  from thermodynamics and statistical mechanics an integrated approach written by scott shell

A volume V consists of equal moles of two ideal gases A and B. Find an
expression for the probability that the gases will spontaneously demix into
regions of pure A and pure B. Calculate the number of molecules for which
the probability is 1%, 0.01%, and 0.0001%. help_outlineImage Transcriptionclose4.4. A volume V consists of equal moles of two ideal gases A and B. Find an expression for the probability that the gases will spontaneously demix into regions of pure A and pure B. Calculate the number of molecules for which the probability is 1%, 0.01%, and 0.0001%. fullscreen
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Step 1

The expression for the probability is,

Step 2

The number of molecules when probability 1%,

Step 3

The number of molecules whe...

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