Problem: Consider the following reaction: 2 NO(g) + O2(g) → 2 NO2(g)Estimate ΔG˚ for this reaction at each of the following temperatures and predict whether or not the reaction will be spontaneous. (Assume that ΔH˚Delta H^circ and ΔS˚ Delta S^circ do not change too much within the give temperature range.)298 K

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Calculate ΔG°:

Grxn = Gproducts - GreactantsGrxn = 2(51.31) - [286.55+20]

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Consider the following reaction: 2 NO(g) + O2(g) → 2 NO2(g)

Estimate ΔG˚ for this reaction at each of the following temperatures and predict whether or not the reaction will be spontaneous. (Assume that ΔH˚ and ΔS˚ do not change too much within the give temperature range.)

298 K

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