Problem: Write an equation for the formation of CO2(g) from its elements in its standard states.Express your answer as a chemical equation. Identify all of the phases in your answer.

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Recall that the standard enthalpy of formation (ΔH˚f) refers to the enthalpy change for the formation of 1 mole of a compound from its elements in their standard states.


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Write an equation for the formation of CO2(g) from its elements in its standard states.

Express your answer as a chemical equation. Identify all of the phases in your answer.

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