Problem: A reaction that occur in the internal combustion engine isN2(g) + O2(g) ⥫⥬ 2NO(g)ΔH° = 180.6 kJ/mol; ΔS° = 24.8 J/mol KAt what temperature (in K) does the reaction become spontaneous?

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Use the equation:

G° = H°-TS

Substitute ΔG as 0 then find T. 

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A reaction that occur in the internal combustion engine is

N2(g) + O2(g) ⥫⥬ 2NO(g)

ΔH° = 180.6 kJ/mol; ΔS° = 24.8 J/mol K

At what temperature (in K) does the reaction become spontaneous?

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