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Shuyi Yu 1B
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Units

Postby Shuyi Yu 1B » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:34 pm

When calculating standard reaction enthalpy, entropy, and Gibbs free energy from formation values, why do the answers have units with /mol? Shouldn't /mol cancel out since you multiply by the coefficient in the calculation?

hazelyang2E
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Re: Units

Postby hazelyang2E » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:58 pm

I believe that the reason why all of those values include the /mol is because they are the standard values which means they are specifically expressing the heat, disorder, energy, etc. for 1 mol of the substance or compound.


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