5I.13 part c

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Hannah Lee 2F
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5I.13 part c

Postby Hannah Lee 2F » Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:40 pm

(c) Use your results from parts (a) and (b) to determine which is thermodynamically more stable relative to its atoms at 1000. K, Cl2 or F2.

Can someone please explain this?

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Re: 5I.13 part c

Postby 205007651 » Sun Jan 12, 2020 6:30 pm

From previously in the question you foudn that chlorine favors its reactants more than fluorine because the K of chlorine is smaller. Since Cl2 is on the reactants side it is more stable there than flourine is in F2

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Re: 5I.13 part c

Postby Jesse H 1L » Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:38 pm

Thermodynamic stability referring to the relative energy of the closed systems, in which the lowest energy is considered more "thermodynamically" stable.


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