Problem: Use standard enthalpies of formation to calculate ΔH˚rxn for the following reaction: Cr2O3(s) + 3 CO(g) → 2 Cr(s) + 3 CO2(g){ m{Cr}}_2 { m{O}}_3 (s); + ;3{ m{ CO(}}g); ightarrow ;2{ m{ Cr(}}s); + ;3{ m{ CO}}_2 (g)

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H°rxn = Hf°products - Hf°reactants

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Use standard enthalpies of formation to calculate ΔH˚rxn for the following reaction: Cr2O3(s) + 3 CO(g) → 2 Cr(s) + 3 CO2(g)

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