relationship between G and Gnot

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relationship between G and Gnot

Postby JasmineChavez 1E » Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:52 pm

If G products= G reactants then how is there a difference between the standard energies of the two that gives us the equation deltaG=-RT lnK ?

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Re: relationship between G and Gnot

Postby Chem_Mod » Fri Feb 05, 2016 12:08 pm

Standard Gibb's free energy () and the Gibb's free energy under the specific reaction conditions () are different quantities related through the equation . The reaction can be at equilibrium (), but the values of will still be the same regardless of reaction conditions since they are by definition the values under standard conditions.

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