Problem: For the chemical reaction C2H6 + 137 kJ → C2H4 + H2, the chemical energy of the ________. A. reactant is greater than the chemical energy of the products.B. products is greater than the chemical energy of the reactant.C. reactant and the chemical energy of the products are equal.D. reaction is conserved.

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Given the thermochemical equation: C2H6 + 137 kJ → C2H4 + H2

  • We can observe that the energy is on the reactant side


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For the chemical reaction C2H6 + 137 kJ → C2H4 + H2, the chemical energy of the ________. 

A. reactant is greater than the chemical energy of the products.

B. products is greater than the chemical energy of the reactant.

C. reactant and the chemical energy of the products are equal.

D. reaction is conserved.

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