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Problem: The combustion reactions of hydrocarbons are reactions where ΔH°< 0 and ΔS° > 0. Based on this information, which one of the following statements is true regarding these reactions? (a) At all T, K is < 1. (b) At all T, K is > 1. (c) At low T, K is < 1, but at high T, K is > 1. (d) At low T, K is > 1, but at high T, K is < 1. (e) Can’t determine from the information given.

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The combustion reactions of hydrocarbons are reactions where ΔH°< 0 and ΔS° > 0. Based on this information, which one of the following statements is true regarding these reactions?

(a) At all T, K is < 1.

(b) At all T, K is > 1.

(c) At low T, K is < 1, but at high T, K is > 1.

(d) At low T, K is > 1, but at high T, K is < 1.

(e) Can’t determine from the information given.

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