For the first part, we're being asked to determine the values of ΔH° and ΔS° for the process.
We're given the following relationship:
We can interpret the equation as:
b = y-intercept → when x = 0
Consider the relationship
The equilibrium constant for some hypothetical process was determined as a function of temperature (Kelvin) with the results plotted below.
From the plot, determine the values of ΔH° and ΔS° for this process. What would be the major difference in the ln(K) versus 1/T plot for an endothermic process as compared to an exothermic process?
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