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Definition of the Gibbs free energy

  1. Mar 3, 2012 #1
    In the equation
    [tex] \Delta G^{\ominus} = \Delta H^{\ominus} - T\Delta S^{\ominus} [/tex]

    does the temperature refer to the temperature of the system, or the temperature of the surroundings?

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