Chemistry: A Molecular Approach (3rd Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0321809246
ISBN 13: 978-0-32180-924-7

Chapter 6 - Sections 6.1-6.10 - Exercises - Review Questions: 28

Answer

The standard enthalpy of formation for a compound is the change in enthalpy when 1 mol of the compound forms from its constituent elements in their standard states.

Work Step by Step

The standard enthalpy of formation for a pure element in its standard state is defined to be 0 kJ/mol.
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