What is entropy?

It is a measure of the disorder in a closed system.
It is a measure of system's size
Both answers are correct
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It is a measure of the disorder or ran­dom­ness in a closed system. The second law of ther­mo­dy­nam­ics states that if isolated ther­mo­dy­nam­ic system spon­ta­neous­ly evolves into another state of equi­lib­ri­um, its entropy will always in­crease. The term was invented by Rudolf Clau­sius.

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