Problem: Write an equation for the formation one mole of MgCO3 (s) from its elements in their standard states. Write any reference to carbon as C(s).

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We are asked to write an equation for the formation one mole of MgCO3 (s) from its elements in their standard states.


Standard state of each element in MgCO3 :

  • Mg(s)
  • C(s)
  • O2(g)


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Write an equation for the formation one mole of MgCO3 (s) from its elements in their standard states. Write any reference to carbon as C(s).

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