### calculating reaction enthalpy

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**Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:59 pm**Will there be cases when calculating the reaction enthalpy in which we will need to balance one of the equations for the data given?

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Posted: **Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:59 pm**

Will there be cases when calculating the reaction enthalpy in which we will need to balance one of the equations for the data given?

Posted: **Thu Jan 07, 2016 9:08 pm**

I believe only if you have to multiply the entire reaction by the same number (i.e 2,3,etc) in that case you would multiply the enthalpy by the same number.

Posted: **Fri Jan 08, 2016 2:32 pm**

The above discussion is correct. Well done!

Posted: **Sat Jan 09, 2016 5:16 pm**

thank you!