## Equation Purpose

$\ln K = -\frac{\Delta H^{\circ}}{RT} + \frac{\Delta S^{\circ}}{R}$

Netpheel Wang 4L
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### Equation Purpose

What is the purpose of the Van't Hoff equation?

Mona Lee 4L
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### Re: Equation Purpose

The VanHoff equation relates the change in the equilibrium constant, Keq, of a chemical reaction to the change in temperature given standard enthalpy change.

Fiona Jackson 1D
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### Re: Equation Purpose

Hi! Another way to put it is that the Van Hoff equation allows you to calculate k at different temperatures and shows that k is temperature dependent.