Problem: Using Appendix 4 and the following data, determine S° for Fe(CO) 5(g).Fe(s) + 5CO(g) → Fe(CO) 5 (g)       ΔS° = ?       Fe(CO) 5(l) → Fe(CO) 5(g)        ΔS° = 107 J/KFe(s) + 5CO(g) → Fe(CO) 5(l)         ΔS° = -677 J/K

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Fe(s) + 5 CO(g) → Fe(CO)5(g)       ΔS° = ?


We can use Hess’s Law to determine the entropy change of the overall reaction from the given reactions:


Fe(CO)5(l) → Fe(CO)5(g)                   ΔS° = 107 J/K
Fe(s) + 5 CO(g) → Fe(CO)5(l)            ΔS° = - 677 J/K


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Using Appendix 4 and the following data, determine S° for Fe(CO) 5(g).

Fe(s) + 5CO(g) → Fe(CO) 5 (g)       ΔS° = ?
       Fe(CO) 5(l) → Fe(CO) 5(g)        ΔS° = 107 J/K
Fe(s) + 5CO(g) → Fe(CO) 5(l)         ΔS° = -677 J/K

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