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Problem: Consider the combustion of butane gas:C4H10(g) + 13/2 O2(g) ⟶ 4CO2(g) + 5H2O(g)(a) Predict the signs of ΔS° and ΔH°. Explain.

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Consider the combustion of butane gas:

C4H10(g) + 13/2 O2(g) ⟶ 4CO2(g) + 5H2O(g)

(a) Predict the signs of ΔS° and ΔH°. Explain.

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