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

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

Ca(s) + Cl2(g) → CaCl2(s)


We can use the following equation to solve for ΔG˚rxn:


ΔG°rxn=ΔG°f, prod-ΔG°f, react

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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 kJ

b. -741.8 kJ

c. +741.8 kJ

d. -892.4 kJ

e. 369.1 kJ

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