Phosphorus exists in nature as P4(s) while chlorine is found as Cl2(g). The formation of PCl5(g) from its elements have the reaction:
P4(s) + 10 Cl2(g) → 4 PCl5(g)
Find delta S for the formation of 1 mole of PCl5 (g) for its elements
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