The salt ammonium nitrate can follow three modes of decomposition:
(a) to HNO3 (g) and NH3 (g),
(b) to N2O(g) and H2O(g),
(c) to N2(g), O2(g) and H2O(g).
Calculate ΔG˚rxn for each mode of decomposition at 298 K: to N2O(g) and H2O(g)
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