8.113a 6th edition

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Vanessa Reyes_1K
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8.113a 6th edition

Postby Vanessa Reyes_1K » Sun Feb 03, 2019 11:37 am

Why are the reaction enthalpies for only CO and H20 used?

Adrian C 1D
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Re: 8.113a 6th edition

Postby Adrian C 1D » Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:21 pm

I think because only H2O and CO2 are in a gaseous state while carbon is a solid.

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Re: 8.113a 6th edition

Postby Zenita Leang 2K » Sun Feb 03, 2019 12:55 pm

Only CO and H2O is used since Carbon (C) in the equation is in a solid phase and the gaseous H2 would have an enthalpy of 0 since it is a diatomic molecule.


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