Problem: For the reactionSF4 (g) + F2 (g) → SF6 (g)the value of ΔG° is -374 kJ. Use this value and data from Appendix 4 to calculate the value of ΔG°f for SF4(g).

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We are being asked to determine the value of ΔG°f for SF4(g) given the reaction 

SF4 (g) + F2 (g)  SF6 (g)

with the value of ΔG° equal to  -374 kJ


Recall the equation for ΔG˚rxn:

G°rxn =Gf, prod - Gf, react


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For the reaction

SF4 (g) + F2 (g) → SF6 (g)

the value of ΔG° is -374 kJ. Use this value and data from Appendix 4 to calculate the value of ΔG°f for SF4(g).

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