Gibbs free energy at equilibrium






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Katherine Grillo 1B
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Gibbs free energy at equilibrium

Postby Katherine Grillo 1B » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:42 pm

Why is delta G 0 at equilibrium? I don't understand conceptually why that's the case

Tiffany_Cacy_3D
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Re: Gibbs free energy at equilibrium

Postby Tiffany_Cacy_3D » Mon Feb 25, 2019 7:55 pm

Delta G is 0 at equilibrium because the forward and the backward reactions are equivalent which would mean they cancel each other out.

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Re: Gibbs free energy at equilibrium

Postby Miya Lopez 1I » Mon Feb 25, 2019 9:05 pm

When a reaction is at equilibrium, no more work can be done and the Gibbs free energy or delta G is zero.


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