## Free energy

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

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

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

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### Free energy

Can someone explain why the reaction free energy depend on pressure and the equilibrium constant?

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### Re: Free energy

The pressure of a system and the ratio of products to reactants affects how much energy can be produced.

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### Re: Free energy

If the reaction is at equilibrium, Q=K and ΔG=-RTlnK. If you increase the partial pressure of a product gas, ΔG becomes more positive. If you increase the partial pressure of a reactant gas, ΔG becomes more negative. Therefore, ΔG depends on pressure and K.

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