Problem: 2CO(g)+2NO(g)→2CO2(g)+N2(g). Use standard free energies of formation to determine ΔG∘rxn for this reaction at 25°C.

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We’re being asked to determine the ΔG° for the given reaction:

2CO(g)+2NO(g)→2CO2(g)+N2(g). 


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


ΔG°rxn=ΔG°f, prod-ΔG°f, react


Note that we need to multiply each ΔG˚f by the stoichiometric coefficient since ΔG˚f is in kJ/mol. 


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2CO(g)+2NO(g)→2CO2(g)+N2(g). 

Use standard free energies of formation to determine ΔG∘rxn for this reaction at 25°C.

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