We're being asked to determine the K or equilibrium constant for a reaction with ΔG° (standard free energy) of 13.3 kJ/mol at 125°C
For this problem, we can use the ΔG°-K equation where:
where ΔG is the free energy in J/mol K;
R is the gas constant (8.314 J/molK);
T is temperature in K;
and K as equilibrium constant
The standard free energy change for a chemical reaction is +13.3 kJ/mol. What is the equilibrium constant for the reaction at 125 °C? (R = 8.314 J/K⋅mol)
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