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Eileen Si 1G
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Postby Eileen Si 1G » Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:22 am

Do delta G, delta H, and delta S have nonzero values at equilibrium, or are they equal to 0 since there is no net change occurring due to the system being at equilibrium?

Hope Hyland 2D
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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Hope Hyland 2D » Sat Feb 15, 2020 8:56 am

I know delta G is for sure 0 at equilibrium, since there's no change in the free energy, but I'm not sure about delta H or delta S. I don't think they would be at zero, since the reaction is still occurring (because equilibrium is dynamic).

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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Lauren Tanaka 1A » Sat Feb 15, 2020 10:24 am

At equilibrium the delta G is 0 but delta H and delta S could still be nonzero numbers.

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Re: Equilibrium

Postby WYacob_2C » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:06 pm

At equilibrium, delta G will be zero, but I don't believe that always mean that delta H and delta S will also be zero.

Jacob Motawakel
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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Jacob Motawakel » Sat Feb 15, 2020 4:14 pm

delta G is zero at equilibrium, but delta H and delta S do not have to be zero at equilibrium.

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Re: Equilibrium

Postby Andres Merlos 2L » Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:28 pm

Delta G is 0 at equilibrium, but delta S and delta H could be nonzero in order for delta G to be 0. This is as long as the equation results in 0.

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