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G(naught) vs G

Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 5:35 pm
by Crystal Escobar 1F
When is G(naught) zero versus G being zero?

Re: G(naught) vs G

Posted: Wed Feb 03, 2016 10:25 pm
by Yoon Lee 2A
deltaG is zero when the reaction is at equilibrium. deltaG(naught) is zero when K = 1 because since deltaG(naught) = -RTlnK, when K =1, then lnK = 0, and deltaG(naught) = 0.