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    Boiling Point of Ethanol from Gibbs Free Energy

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    Delta S (standard conditions) for the following reaction is favorable even though delta H (standard conditions) is not:
    C2H5OH (l) <-> C2H5OH (g)

    Assume that ethanol boils at the temperature where delta G (standard conditions) for this reaction becomes zero. Use the values of delta H and delta S for this reaction to estimate the boiling point of benzene.

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    Solution Summary

    This solution explains how to calculate the boiling point of ethanol using enthalpy and entropy.