Problem: Determine the mass of CO2 produced by burning enough of octane to produce 2.25x102 of heat.C8H18(l) + 25/2 O2(g) → 8 CO2(g) + 9 H2O(g); ΔH˚rxn= - 5074.1 kJ

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We are asked to calculate the mass of CO2 is produced by burning enough of octane to produce 2.25x102 of heat.


We'll use the thermochemical equation to calculate the mass of CO2.

Molar mass CO2 = 44.01 g/mol


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Determine the mass of CO2 produced by burning enough of octane to produce 2.25x102 of heat.

C8H18(l) + 25/2 O2(g) → 8 CO2(g) + 9 H2O(g); ΔH˚rxn= - 5074.1 kJ


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