Problem: How many grams of methane [CH 4(g)] must be combusted to heat 1.00 kg of water from 25.0°C to 90.0°C, assuming H2O(/) as a product and 100% efficiency in heat transfer? 

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How many grams of methane [CH 4(g)] must be combusted to heat 1.00 kg of water from 25.0°C to 90.0°C, assuming H2O(/) as a product and 100% efficiency in heat transfer?

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