Calculate ΔG° for the reaction NH4NO3(s) → NH4+(aq) + NO3−(aq) to determine whether the reaction is spontaneous or not. Temperature: 298.15 K and ΔS°: 108.7 J/K•mol
Compound ΔHf° (kJ/mol)
A. 4.4 J , nonspontaneous
B. – 4.4 kJ, spontaneous
C. 28.5 kJ spontaneous
D. −28.5 J nonspontaneous
E. 5.6 kJ nonspontaneous
Frequently Asked Questions
What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?
Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Gibbs Free Energy concept. You can view video lessons to learn Gibbs Free Energy. Or if you need more Gibbs Free Energy practice, you can also practice Gibbs Free Energy practice problems.
What is the difficulty of this problem?
Our tutors rated the difficulty ofCalculate ΔG° for the reaction NH4NO3(s) → NH4+(aq) + NO3−(a...as medium difficulty.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Parnis' class at Trent University.