Assuming Temperature

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ClaireHW
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Assuming Temperature

Postby ClaireHW » Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:47 pm

I noticed that in certain problems the tempurature wasn't given, but was required to solve the problem. The Solutions Manual used the temperature 298K. If the temperature isn't given but is necessary to solve, do we just assume its at 298K?

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Rachel Lu_dis1H
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Re: Assuming Temperature

Postby Rachel Lu_dis1H » Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:57 pm

I'm pretty sure if the temperature isn't given you assume its standard temp which is 25 degrees C aka 298K

PeterTran1C
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Re: Assuming Temperature

Postby PeterTran1C » Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:19 pm

When temperature is not specifically given, you can assume that the reaction is under standard conditions which means 25 degrees Celcius.

Eli Aminpour 2K
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Re: Assuming Temperature

Postby Eli Aminpour 2K » Wed Jan 24, 2018 3:57 pm

On tests and quizzes, I was told that if we need to assume standard conditions it will be explicitly stated in the problem


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