### van't hoff equation clarification

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**Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:40 pm**to clarify, the van't hoff equation can be used to solve for the equilibrium constant of the reaction (K) ?

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Posted: **Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:40 pm**

to clarify, the van't hoff equation can be used to solve for the equilibrium constant of the reaction (K) ?

Posted: **Tue Feb 26, 2019 12:48 pm**

You can use Van't Hoff equation to find K based on changing temperature but you can only do it in cases where you can assume entropy and enthalpy stays constant.

Posted: **Wed Feb 27, 2019 3:39 pm**

Yes, you are able to rearrange the van't hoff equation to solve for K, where K = e^(-enthalpy/RT + entropy/R).