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Solution: Propylene (propene; CH3CH=CH2) is used to produce polypropylene and many other chemicals. Although most propylene is obtained from the cracking of petroleum, about 2% is produced by catalytic dehydrog

Problem

Propylene (propene; CH3CH=CH2) is used to produce polypropylene and many other chemicals. Although most propylene is obtained from the cracking of petroleum, about 2% is produced by catalytic dehydrogenation of propane (CH3CH2CH3): 

Because this reaction is endothermic, heaters are placed between the reactor vessels to maintain the required temperature.

(f) At what temperature is the dehydrogenation spontaneous, with all substances in the standard state?