Problem: Calculate the standard entropy change for the following reaction at 25 °C.MgCl2(s)+H2O(l) → MgO(s)+2HCl(g).ΔS rxn = ?

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We’re being asked to calculate the standard entropy change for the following reaction at 25 °C.:

MgCl2(s) + H2O(l) → MgO(s) + 2HCl(g)


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


ΔS°rxn=S°f, prod-S°f, react

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Calculate the standard entropy change for the following reaction at 25 °C.

MgCl2(s)+H2O(l) → MgO(s)+2HCl(g).

ΔS rxn = ?

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