For this problem, we have to calculate the enthalpy of reaction (ΔH) using the given bond enthalpies.
C (s) + 2 Cl2 (g) → CCl4 (g)
Recall that the change of enthalpy for a chemical reaction (ΔH) can be calculated using bond energies:
To determine the enthalpy of reaction, we need to first see what bonds are present in the reactants and the products.
Estimate the enthalpy of reaction, ΔH rxn°, for each of the following reactions using the information provided. Show all work and circle your final answers.
C (s) + 2 Cl2 (g) → CCl4 (l) ΔH°rxn = ?
a. -1297 kJ
b. -858 kJ
c. -701 kJ
d. +210 kJ
e. +452 kJ
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