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Unformatted text preview: y (S, J/K•mol) and how it relates to G o Measure of the dispersion of the energy of the system o Measure of disorder or randomness • Understand how temperature (T, K) relates to entropy and G o Absolute temperature in Kelvin • Know the equation: ΔG = ΔH - TΔS and how to use it appropriately o Under what conditions would ΔG always be a negative value? o Given that building living systems results in a decrease in entropy, what makes life possible from a thermodynamic perspective? • Know the principle of spontaneity and how it relates to ΔG o ΔG > 0, nonspontaneous or endergonic o ΔG < 0, spontaneous or exergonic o Measure of equilibrium NOT speed o Be able to recognize or determine if a reaction or process is spontaneous • Understand the principle of coupling reactions o Spontaneous biochemi...
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