C6H5—CH2CH3 → C6H5—CH=CH2 + H2
Step 1: We can use the following equation to solve for ΔH˚rxn:
ΔH˚f H2 = 0 kJ/mol
ΔH°rxn = 116.3 kJ/mol
Step 2: We can use the following equation to solve for ΔG˚rxn:
ΔG˚f H2 = 0
Styrene is produced by catalytic dehydrogenation of ethylbenzene at high temperature in the presence of superheated steam.
(a) Find ΔH°rxn, ΔG°rxn, and ΔS°rxn, given these data at 298 K:
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