Problem: Which of the following is always true for a spontaneous process?A) ∆H > 0B) ∆G > 0C) ∆G < 0D) ∆S < 0

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We're being asked to determine which condition is always true for a spontaneous process.

Recall that when ΔH and ΔS are given, we can determine the spontaneity of the reaction based on their signs

We can use the Punnett square shown below:

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Which of the following is always true for a spontaneous process?

A) ∆H > 0

B) ∆G > 0

C) ∆G < 0

D) ∆S < 0

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