Hess's Law

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Hess's Law

Postby 305174946 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:25 pm

Will we ever have to do Hess's law problems in which we consider the changes in temperature?

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Re: Hess's Law

Postby 405021651 » Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:27 pm

I don't believe I've done any homework problems involving this but I am not sure yet:/

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Re: Hess's Law

Postby Faith Fredlund 1H » Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:02 pm

Hess's Law: the overall reaction enthalpy is the sum of the reaction enthalpies of the steps into which the reaction can be divided (it is a state function).

For problems dealing with Hess's Law I would assume constant temperature considering you would will be using various chemical equations and their enthalpies to solve for one specific chemical reaction enthaply. I haven't come across a problem where they given multiple temperature yet.

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Re: Hess's Law

Postby Matthew Choi 2H » Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:33 pm

I doubt it because the numbers that we use in the formula usually are at the same temperature.

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