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The bombardier beetle uses an explosive discharge as a defensive measure. The chemical reaction involved is the oxidation of hydroquinone by hydrogen peroxide to produce quinone and water.
C6H4(OH)2(aq) + H2O2(aq) C6H4O2(aq) + 2 H2O(l)
Calculate H for the above reaction from the following data.
This solution is provided in 158 words in an attached .doc file. It uses Hess' law to find change in enthalpy using step-by-step equations.