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Yes entropy, enthalpy and Gibb's free energy are all examples of state functions in that they do not depend on the pathway, and instead only rely on the initial and final values. It is important to note that Cell potential (E) is NOT a state function, so if we need to add the values together, we need to convert to G, add the G's together and then convert back to E.
Clarissa Molina 1D wrote:Why are heat and work not state functions?
G H and S are all quantities of energy (in the form of heat or disorder) contained within a compound. Work and heat are CHANGES in energy. How you change energy depends on the PATH.
your altitude on a mountain = state function = G H S
how you got to the top (path) = path dependent = W and q
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