Problem: Consider the following reaction: C2H4(g) + H2(g) → C2H6(g), ΔH = –137.5 kJ, ΔS = –120.5 J/KDoes ΔG become more negative or more positive as the temperature increases?        

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Spontaneous  → negative ΔG

We can use the Punnett square shown below:

ΔH → negative value
ΔS → negative value

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Consider the following reaction: C2H4(g) + H2(g) → C2H6(g), ΔH = –137.5 kJ, ΔS = –120.5 J/K
Does ΔG become more negative or more positive as the temperature increases?        

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