Use the following equations
C (s) + O2 (g) → CO2 (g) ΔH o = 393.5 kJ
H2 (g) + 1/2 O2 (g) → H2O (l) ΔH o = 285.8 kJ
2 C4H10 (g) + 13 O2 (g) → 8 CO2 (g) + 10 H2O (l) ΔH o = 5754.6 kJ
to calculate the heat formation, ΔH of, for butane.
4 C (s) + 5 H2 (g) → C4H10 (g)
A. 125.7 kJ
B. -5880.3 kJ
C. -5862.3 kJ
D. -5075.3 kJ
E. -251.4 kJ
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