explain each of the following on the ellingham

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Unformatted text preview: following: On the Ellingham diagram, the line representing ∆G Ö (standard Gibbs free energy change) for the reaction 2C(s) + O 2 (g) → 2CO(g) has a negative slope (gradient), in the opposite direction to the other lines on the diagram. [2] .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .............................................................................. When carbon is heated in oxygen at 2000 K, the main product of the reaction is carbon monoxide, CO(g). At 500 K, the main product is carbon dioxide, CO2 (g) . [2] .............................................................................. .............................................................................. .........................................
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course CHEM 142,152,16 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.

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