For this problem, we are being asked to calculate the lowest temperature at which the reaction is spontaneous in the forward direction
The temperature dependence of the equilibrium constant (Kp) is illustrated for the following reaction:
NH4ClO4(s) → NH3(g) + HClO4(g)
Note: the points are labeled as (1/T • 103, lnKp).
Answer the following questions relating to the plot shown above:
Under standard conditions, calculate the lowest temperature at which the reaction is spontaneous in the forward direction. Show all work and circle your final answer.
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