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Solution: The compound benzoic acid, C6H5COOH, melts and 122.4°C. If the enthalpy of fusion of this compound is 17.3 kJ/mol, what is the entropy of the fusion.a) 31.3 J/(mol•K)b) 34.1 J/(mol•K)c) 38.0 J/(mol•K)d) 40.2 J/(mol•K)e) 43.8 J/(mol•K)

Problem

The compound benzoic acid, C6H5COOH, melts and 122.4°C. If the enthalpy of fusion of this compound is 17.3 kJ/mol, what is the entropy of the fusion.

a) 31.3 J/(mol•K)

b) 34.1 J/(mol•K)

c) 38.0 J/(mol•K)

d) 40.2 J/(mol•K)

e) 43.8 J/(mol•K)