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Recall that ΔG˚rxn and K are related to each other:
We’re given that K > 1:
Among the many complex ions of cobalt are the following:
Co(NH3)63+(aq) + 3en(aq) ⇌ Co(en)33+(aq) + 6NH3(aq)
where “en” stands for ethylenediamine, H2NCH2CH2NH2. Six Co—N bonds are broken and six Co—N bonds are formed in this reaction, so ΔH°rxn ≈ 0; yet K > 1. What are the signs of ΔS° and ΔG°?
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