Two-state system

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  1. boks

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    For a two-state system in which the low energy level is 600 cal/mol, the high energy level iis 1800 cal/mol, and T = 300 K, what is the partition function q?

    Attempt:

    q = e^{-600/(300 \cdot R)} + e^{-1800/(300 \cdot R)} = 0.4143

    Correct answer: 1.135
     
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