## van't hoff equation

marcus lin 1E
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### van't hoff equation

How do you find either K1 or K2 in the equation if it's bracketed within ln?

Henry Krasner 1C
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### Re: van't hoff equation

You can convert the equation ln(k1/k2)=x to e^x=(k1/k2) where x is the numerical value obtained by the right side of the Van't Hoff Equation.

Ahmed Mahmood 4D
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### Re: van't hoff equation

You can convert ln(x/y) to ln(x)-ln(y). To obtain x or y, you simply take e and raise it to -x or -y, respectively.

almaochoa2D
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### Re: van't hoff equation

you can find K. Then since you know either k2 or k1 you can just plug one into the other. K= K2/ K1

anthony_trieu2L
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### Re: van't hoff equation

Use the base e and raise it to the value on the right hand side of the equation (-delta H/R*(1/T2-1/T1)). Then isolate the variable K2 to determine the value.

Eruchi Okpara 2E
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### Re: van't hoff equation

For the final exam, will we need to know how to derive the Van't Hoff equation?

Mhun-Jeong Isaac Lee 1B
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### Re: van't hoff equation

Raising both sides of the equation to the exponent of e will cancel the ln. You then solve for one of the K values.

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