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A box contains N identical gas molecules equally divided between its two halves. For N = 50, what is the percentage of the time the system spends in the central configuration?

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1 of 2**(c) Calculation:**

$p = \dfrac{ W }{ N_{total} }$

Expression for the percentage. Substitute values from parts (a) and (b).

$p= \dfrac{ 1.264 \times 10^{14} }{ 1.126 \times 10^{15} } \times 100 \%$

$p=\boxed{11.2 \%}$

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