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The oxidation of copper(l) oxide, Cu_2O(s), to copper (ll) oxide, CuO(s), is an exothermic process,
2Cu_2 O(s) + O_s(s)=> 4CuO(s) deltaH_rxn^degrees = -292.0 kJ/mol
Calculate the energy released as heat when 16.21 g of Cu_2O(s) undergo oxidation at constant pressure.

ANSWER: __________ kJ

When 2 mol Cu_2O(s) are oxidized to CuO(s), the system releases -292.0 kJ/mol.
How many moles are in 16.21 g of Cu_2O(s)?

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