Problem: Another potential future fuel is methanol (CH3OH). Write a balanced equation for the combustion of gaseous methanol and use bond energies to calculate the enthalpy of combustion of methanol in kJ/mol.

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CH3OH (g) + 3/2 O→ CO2 (g) + 2 H2O (g)

Hrxn = Bond energies reactant - Bond energies product

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Another potential future fuel is methanol (CH3OH). Write a balanced equation for the combustion of gaseous methanol and use bond energies to calculate the enthalpy of combustion of methanol in kJ/mol.

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