Problem: Calculate ΔG° at 298 K for the following reaction:(b) H2SO4(l) ⇌ H2O(l) + SO3(g); K = 4.46×10−15

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We’re being asked to determine the standard free energy change (ΔG) at 298 K for the given reaction:

H2SO4(l) ⇌ H2O(l) + SO3(g); K = 4.46×10−15


Recall that ΔG and K are related to each other:


ΔG°rxn=-RTlnK


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Calculate ΔG° at 298 K for the following reaction:

(b) H2SO4(l) ⇌ H2O(l) + SO3(g); K = 4.46×10−15

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