Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 5 Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Energy and Chemical Reactions - 5-8 Product- or Reactant-Favored Reactions and Thermodynamics - Applying Chemical Principles - Questions - Page 214: 1


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a) Enthalpies of formation (kJ/mol): $KNO_3(s): -494.6, K_2S(s): -376.6, CO_2(g): -393.5$ $\Delta H_r=3\times -393.5-376.6-2\ times -494.6=-567.9\ kJ/mol$ b) $1.00\ g\div 302.36\ g/mol=3.31\ mmol$ $-567.9\ kJ/mol\times 0.00331\ mol=-1.88\ kJ$
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