Winter 2014 1C (Bond Enthalpies)

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Taylor Pio 3H
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Winter 2014 1C (Bond Enthalpies)

Postby Taylor Pio 3H » Sun Feb 07, 2016 9:26 pm

Why does the answer not take into account the energy to break the three C-H bonds in CH3OH?

Lily Wei 1D
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Re: Winter 2014 1C (Bond Enthalpies)

Postby Lily Wei 1D » Sun Feb 07, 2016 10:33 pm

Because there are also 3 C-H bonds formed in the products, so they cancel out with each other and aren't taken into the calculation.

Taylor Pio 3H
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Re: Winter 2014 1C (Bond Enthalpies)

Postby Taylor Pio 3H » Tue Feb 09, 2016 12:25 am

Thank you!


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