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# Problem: For the reaction given below, ΔH° = -1516kJ and ΔS° = -432.8J/K at 25°C SiH4(g) + 2O2(g) →  SiO2(g) + 2H2O(l)  The reaction is spontaneous: a. only below a certain temperature b. only above a certain temperature c. at all temperatures d. at no temperatures e. cannot tell from the information available.

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For the reaction given below, ΔH° = -1516kJ and ΔS° = -432.8J/K at 25°C

SiH4(g) + 2O2(g) →  SiO2(g) + 2H2O(l)

The reaction is spontaneous:
a. only below a certain temperature
b. only above a certain temperature
c. at all temperatures
d. at no temperatures
e. cannot tell from the information available.

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