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Stearic acid, nature's most common fatty acid, dimerizes when dissolved in hexane:

2C17H35COOH Picture (C17H35COOH)2; ΔH°rxn = -172 kJ

The equilibrium constant for this reaction at 28°C is 2900. Estimate the equilibrium constant at 38°C.

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    Use the van't Hoff equation.

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