We are asked to calculate the value of ΔH˚ for Mg(OH)2(s) → MgO(s) + H2O(l)
Note that we need to multiply each ΔH˚ by the stoichiometric coefficient since ΔH˚ is in kJ/mol.
Balanced reaction : Mg(OH)2(s) → MgO(s) + H2O(l)
Using values from Appendix C in the textbook, calculate the standard enthalpy change for each of the following reactions.
Mg(OH)2(s) → MgO(s) + H2O(l)
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