Problem: Ozone, O3(g), is a form of elemental oxygen that is important in the absorption of ultraviolet radiation in the stratosphere. It decomposes to O2(g) at room temperature and pressure according to the following reaction: 2 O3(g) → 3 O2(g), ΔH = –284.6 kJWhat is the enthalpy change for this reaction per mole of O3(g)?

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ΔH = –284.6 kJ/ 2 mol O3 

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Ozone, O3(g), is a form of elemental oxygen that is important in the absorption of ultraviolet radiation in the stratosphere. It decomposes to O2(g) at room temperature and pressure according to the following reaction: 2 O3(g) → 3 O2(g), ΔH = –284.6 kJ

What is the enthalpy change for this reaction per mole of O3(g)?

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