Problem:  Hydrogen and methanol have both been proposed as alternatives to hydrocarbon fuels.How does the energy of these fuels compare to that of octane (C8H10)?

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2 C8H10 (l) + 21 O2 (g) → 16 CO2 (g) + 10 H2O (g)


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 Hydrogen and methanol have both been proposed as alternatives to hydrocarbon fuels.

How does the energy of these fuels compare to that of octane (C8H10)?

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