Problem: Methanol (CH3OH) can be made by the reaction of CO with H2: CO(g) + 2 H2(g) ⇌ CH3OH(g)Use thermochemical data in Appendix C in the textbook to calculate ΔH˚ for this reaction.

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Balanced equation: CO(g) + 2 H2(g) ⇌ CH3OH(g)


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Methanol (CH3OH) can be made by the reaction of CO with H2CO(g) + 2 H2(g) ⇌ CH3OH(g)

Use thermochemical data in Appendix C in the textbook to calculate ΔH˚ for this reaction.

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