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Solution: Complete combustion of 1 mol of acetone (C 3H6O) liberates 1...

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Complete combustion of 1 mol of acetone (C 3H6O) liberates 1790 kJ:
C3H6O (l) + 4 O (g) → 3 CO(g) + 3 H2O (l)     ΔH° = -1790 kJ

Using this information together with data from Appendix C, calculate the enthalpy of formation of acetone.