## Spontaneity in the Gibbs Eqn

$\Delta G^{\circ}= \Delta H^{\circ} - T \Delta S^{\circ}$

$\Delta G^{\circ}= -RT\ln K$

$\Delta G^{\circ}= \sum \Delta G_{f}^{\circ}(products) - \sum \Delta G_{f}^{\circ}(reactants)$

Nico Edgar 4L
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### Spontaneity in the Gibbs Eqn

If a reaction has negative delta H and negative delta S, will it be spontaneous at high or low temperatures??

2c_britneyly
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### Re: Spontaneity in the Gibbs Eqn

It will be spontaneous at a low temperature.

Hedi Zappacosta 1E
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### Re: Spontaneity in the Gibbs Eqn

Just look at the equation delta G=delta H - T delta S. If you plug in the numbers and delta G is negative, then it is spontaneous.

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### Re: Spontaneity in the Gibbs Eqn

If a reaction has negative delta H and negative delta S, it will be spontaneous when the absolute values of Temperature x Delta S is greater than the absolute value of delta H because delta G will also be negative.

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### Re: Spontaneity in the Gibbs Eqn

When both are negative it would be spontaneous at LOW temps. If both were positive, it would be spontaneous at HIGH temps.

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