What is true if ln K is positive?

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A. ΔGorxn is zero and the reaction is at equilibrium.

B. ΔGorxn is positive and the reaction is spontaneous in the reverse direction.

C. ΔGorxn is negative and the reaction is spontaneous in the forward direction.

D. ΔGorxn is negative and the reaction is spontaneous in the reverse direction.

E. ΔGorxn is positive and the reaction is spontaneous in the forward direction

Im leaning towards D, but I am not sure…

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1 Answer

  • A ⇋ B Keq

    -RTlnKeq = ΔG = ΔH – TΔS

    If lnK is +ve then -RTlnKeq is -ve

    then ΔG = -ve and hence rxn is spontaneous if the direction written.

    I would lean towards C if I were you,


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