In my Statistical Physics and Entropy module, we did something about atoms in a box with an imaginary partition down the middle, so atoms could either be on the left or the right. If there were 4 atoms in the box, the system would have 5 macrostates. If there were 8, there would be 9.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Is is true that for n atoms in such a box, there are n + 1 macrostates, for any n?

Thanks.

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# Statistical mechanics and macrostates

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