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Give a Reason for the Following : Ozone is Thermodynamically Less Stable than Oxygen. - Chemistry

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Give a reason for the following :
Ozone is thermodynamically less stable than oxygen. 

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Solution

Decomposition of ozone into oxygen results in the liberation of heat (ΔH<0) and an increase in entropy (ΔS>0) resulting in a large negative Gibb's energy change. Hence, ozone is thermodynamically less stable than oxygen. 

Concept: P - Block Group 16 Elements - Ozone
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