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1. Predict the sign of delta S for the following reaction. Please explain the reason for your prediction.

HgS(s) + O2(g) yields Hg(l) + SO2(g)

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The given reaction is :

HgS(s) + O2(g) ---------Hg(l) + SO2(g)
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This solution predicts the sign of delta S for a specific reaction.