# Problem: Consider the relationshipThe 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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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:

$\overline{){\mathbf{ln}}{\mathbf{\left(}}{\mathbf{K}}{\mathbf{\right)}}{\mathbf{=}}\frac{\mathbf{-}\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{H}\mathbf{°}}{\mathbf{RT}}{\mathbf{+}}\frac{\mathbf{∆}\mathbf{S}\mathbf{°}}{\mathbf{R}}}$

We can interpret the equation as:

b = y-intercept → when x = 0

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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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