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Calculating Heat of Combustion

The DH of combustion of CH4 is -882kJ/mol.How many grams of water, which has a specific heat of 4.184 J/g-oC can be heated from 30oC to 95oC by the heat produced in the combustion of 2.25 mol of CH4?

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This is really two problems in one. First you have to find the amount of heat from the combustion, then you have to find how many grams of water that will heat.

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The solution provides step-by-step calculations for finding heat produced from combustion, along with explanations of these steps.