We’re being asked to determine the value of ΔG° at 25 °C for the oxidation of solid elemental sulfur to gaseous sulfur dioxide:
S(s, rhombic) + O2(g) → SO2(g)
We can use the following equation to solve for ΔG˚rxn:
Use the table below to answer the questions that follow.
The value of ΔG° at 25 °C for the oxidation of solid elemental sulfur to gaseous sulfur dioxide,
S(s, rhombic) + O2(g) --> SO2(g)
is __________ kJ/mol.
a. -300.4 kJ/mol
b. -269.9 kJ/mol
c. +300.4 kJ/mol
d. +269.9 kJ/mol
e. -370.4 kJ/mol
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