Write the equation for the combustion of 1 mole of ethanol in oxygen and calculate the enthalpy of reaction for this change given delta Hf(CO2) = -393.7Kj/mol
delta Hf(H2O) = -285.9 Kj/mol and delta Hf(C2H5OH)=-227kj/mol. I
s the reaction exothermic or endothermic?
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