We are being asked to determine if the formation of ozone (O3) from oxygen(O2) is spontaneous at room temperature under standard state conditions. The balanced chemical reaction is
3 O2 (g) 2 O3 (g)
Recall that if:
• ΔG < 0 or ΔG = (–); the reaction is spontaneous
• ΔG = 0; the reaction is at equilibrium
• ΔG > 0 or ΔG = (+); the reaction is non-spontaneous
We can use the following equation to solve for ΔG˚rxn:
Is the formation of ozone (O 3(g)) from oxygen (O2(g)) spontaneous at room temperature under standard state conditions?
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