A) Show that the reaction is not spontaneous under standard conditions by calculating ΔGrxn
We can use the following equation to solve for ΔG˚rxn:
Consider this reaction occurring at 298 K:
BaCO3(s) ↔ BaO(s) + CO2(g)
a. Show that the reaction is not spontaneous under standard conditions by calculating ΔGrxn
b. If BaCO3 is placed in an evacuated flask, what is the partial pressure of CO2 when the reaction reaches equilibrium?
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