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**Problem**: Use the table below to answer the questions that follow.The value of ΔG° at 25 °C for the formation of calcium chloride from its constituent elements, Ca(s) + Cl2(g) --> CaCl2(s)a. 0 kJb. -741.8 kJc. +741.8 kJd. -892.4 kJe. 369.1 kJ

###### FREE Expert Solution

We’re being asked to determine the **ΔG** for the given reaction:

Ca(s) + Cl_{2}(g) → CaCl_{2}(s)

We can use the following equation to solve for ** ΔG˚_{rxn}**:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\Delta G}}{{\mathbf{\xb0}}}_{{\mathbf{rxn}}}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{\Delta G}}{{\mathbf{\xb0}}}_{\mathbf{f}\mathbf{,}\mathbf{}\mathbf{prod}}{\mathbf{-}}{\mathbf{\Delta G}}{{\mathbf{\xb0}}}_{\mathbf{f}\mathbf{,}\mathbf{}\mathbf{react}}}$

###### Problem Details

Use the table below to answer the questions that follow.

The value of ΔG° at 25 °C for the formation of calcium chloride from its constituent elements, Ca(s) + Cl_{2}(g) --> CaCl_{2}(s)

a. 0 kJ

b. -741.8 kJ

c. +741.8 kJ

d. -892.4 kJ

e. 369.1 kJ

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