Degree symbol


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Jorja De Jesus 2C
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Degree symbol

Postby Jorja De Jesus 2C » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:34 pm

What does it mean when you put a degree symbol or knot symbol with delta G or any other variable? What is the difference between that and when the symbol is used for temperature?

Tracy Tolentino_2E
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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Tracy Tolentino_2E » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:37 pm

(knot) just means that the E or Gibbs free energy are at standard conditions. So 25 degrees C, 1 atm, and 1.0 M.

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Re: Degree symbol

Postby AngieGarcia_4F » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:38 pm

The degree symbol indicates that the reaction you are observing was done under standard conditions (298K, 1 bar)

Rafsan Rana 1A
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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Rafsan Rana 1A » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:38 pm

The degree symbol indicates standard conditions for the process while without the degrees indicates whatever conditions the reaction is given in.

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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Maia_Jackson_2C » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:40 pm

The symbol means standard of reaction, so for example standard reduction potential (E knot) is the voltage difference between two standard electrodes and it is a constant. It is not related to the degrees symbol for temperature

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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Anna Chen 1K » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:41 pm

The degree symbol indicates the reaction is at standard conditions (298 K, 1 atm)

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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Vivianvelazquez_1J » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:44 pm

When you put a degree/knot symbol with delta G or any other variable, it means the reaction is under standard conditions. When the degree/knot symbol is not present after delta G or any other variable, the reaction is under the conditions given.

Jacob Villar 2C
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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Jacob Villar 2C » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:47 pm

It means that a given variable or value is present in a reaction that has occurred at standard conditions, say 298 K or 1 atm.

Maria Poblete 2C
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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Maria Poblete 2C » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:47 pm

The degree symbol means that the variable is the standard variable in that state. The standard value can be considered the default value to use in calculations, like for the standard enthalpy of formation, or the standard entropy of reaction.

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Re: Degree symbol

Postby preyasikumar_2L » Sun Mar 01, 2020 10:51 pm

In things like ΔH° and ΔG°, the degree symbol just means that those are the standard ΔH and ΔG values, aka the values under "standard conditions" (STP = 1.0 atm and 25°C).
It's used for temperature for degrees Celsius/Centigrade (°C) and degrees Fahrenheit (°F).

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Re: Degree symbol

Postby Alexandra Bartolome 2H » Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:01 am

The symbol indicates that the value of the variable is when the variable is at standard conditions, like at 1 ATM or at 298K.


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