Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 16 - Thermodynamics: Directionality of Chemical Reactions - Problem Solving Practice 16.2 - Page 704: a



Work Step by Step

Entropy increases from solid to gas for the same substance. So, C(g) has greater entropy. From Table 16.1, we find that our prediction is true. $S^{\circ}(C,g)=158.096\,JK^{-1}mol^{-1}$ $S^{\circ}(C,graphite)=5.740\,JK^{-1}mol^{-1}$
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