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Solution: The reaction A(g) ⇌ B(g) has an equilibrium constant of Kp = 2.3x10-5. What can you conclude about the sign of ΔG°rxn for the reaction? a) ΔG°rxn = 0 b) ΔG°rxn < 0 c) ΔG°rxn > 0 d) No conclusion can be made

Problem

The reaction A(g) ⇌ B(g) has an equilibrium constant of Kp = 2.3x10-5. What can you conclude about the sign of ΔG°rxn for the reaction?

a) ΔG°rxn = 0

b) ΔG°rxn < 0

c) ΔG°rxn > 0

d) No conclusion can be made