Gibbs Free Energy of Formation

$\Delta G^{\circ} = -nFE_{cell}^{\circ}$

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Lexie Baughman 2C
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Gibbs Free Energy of Formation

Is Gibbs Free Energy of Formation always zero for pure elements? Like in today's review problem, Cl2 had a Gibbs Free Energy of Formation = 0 - does this apply to any element?

Christine Chen 1H
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Re: Gibbs Free Energy of Formation

As far as I am aware, yes!

Angel Chen 2k
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Re: Gibbs Free Energy of Formation

gibbs free energy of formation is always zero for pure elements in their standard state.

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