Standard States

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Standard States

Postby Annalyn Diaz 1J » Fri Jan 25, 2019 11:44 am

I know that the standard state for a gas is 1atm. How do you determine standard states of something other than a gas, such as a liquid or solid, or an element?

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Re: Standard States

Postby michelle » Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:07 pm

Pure liquid and solid are naturally considered as in their standard state. The standard state for a solution is defined as 1 M. The standard state for an element is its most stable phase at 1 atm.

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