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In photosynthesis, the following reaction takes place: 6CO2 (g) + 6H2O (l) 6O2 (g) + C6H12O6 (s) H = -637 kJ. How many kilojoules of energy are liberated when 15.00 g of glucose, C6H12O6, is burned? (Round your answer to two decimal places)

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In photosynthesis, the following reaction takes place:

6CO2 (g) + 6H2O (l) -----> 6O2 (g) + C6H12O6 (s) dH = -637 kJ.

How many kilojoules of energy are liberated when 15.00 g of glucose, C6H12O6, is burned?

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It shows how to calculate the energy released from burning of glucose.

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