## Equilibrium

Eileen Si 1G
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### Equilibrium

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

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).

Lauren Tanaka 1A
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### Re: Equilibrium

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

WYacob_2C
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### Re: Equilibrium

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

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

Andres Merlos 2L
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### Re: Equilibrium

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.