Ch.3 - Chemical ReactionsWorksheetSee all chapters
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Ch.1 - Intro to General Chemistry
Ch.2 - Atoms & Elements
Ch.3 - Chemical Reactions
BONUS: Lab Techniques and Procedures
BONUS: Mathematical Operations and Functions
Ch.4 - Chemical Quantities & Aqueous Reactions
Ch.5 - Gases
Ch.6 - Thermochemistry
Ch.7 - Quantum Mechanics
Ch.8 - Periodic Properties of the Elements
Ch.9 - Bonding & Molecular Structure
Ch.10 - Molecular Shapes & Valence Bond Theory
Ch.11 - Liquids, Solids & Intermolecular Forces
Ch.12 - Solutions
Ch.13 - Chemical Kinetics
Ch.14 - Chemical Equilibrium
Ch.15 - Acid and Base Equilibrium
Ch.16 - Aqueous Equilibrium
Ch. 17 - Chemical Thermodynamics
Ch.18 - Electrochemistry
Ch.19 - Nuclear Chemistry
Ch.20 - Organic Chemistry
Ch.22 - Chemistry of the Nonmetals
Ch.23 - Transition Metals and Coordination Compounds

Solution: Three common hydrocarbons that contain four carbons are listed here, along with their standard enthalpies of formation: Hydrocarbon Formula Hf(kJ/mol) 1,3-Butadiene C4 H6 (g) 111.9 1-Butene C4 H8 (g) 1.2 n-Butane C4 H10 (g) -124.7 For n-Butane determine the percentage of hydrogen by mass.

Problem
Three common hydrocarbons that contain four carbons are listed here, along with their standard enthalpies of formation:

Hydrocarbon Formula Hf(kJ/mol)
1,3-Butadiene C4 H6 (g) 111.9
1-Butene C4 H8 (g) 1.2
n-Butane C4 H10 (g) -124.7

For n-Butane determine the percentage of hydrogen by mass.