Problem: Find ΔH for the combustion of ethanol (C2H6O) to carbon dioxide and liquid water from the following data. The heat capacity of the bomb calorimeter is 34.65 kJ/K and the combustion of 1.761 g of ethanol raises the temperature of the calorimeter from 294.26 K to 295.77 K .

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q = CcalTq = (34.65kJK)(295.77 K - 294.26 K)

q = 52.3215 kJ


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Find ΔH for the combustion of ethanol (C2H6O) to carbon dioxide and liquid water from the following data. The heat capacity of the bomb calorimeter is 34.65 kJ/K and the combustion of 1.761 g of ethanol raises the temperature of the calorimeter from 294.26 K to 295.77 K .

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