Problem: Consider the following reaction: C12H22O11 (s) + 12 O2 (g)      →       13 CO 2 (aq) + 11 H2O (l)  in which 25.0 g of sucrose, C12H22O11 , was burned in a bomb calorimeter with a heat capacity of 8.30 kJ / °C . The temperature inside the calorimeter increases by 27.0 °C. Calculate the change in internal energy, ΔE , for the reaction per mole of sucrose. 

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Consider the following reaction:

C12H22O11 (s) + 12 O(g)      →       13 CO (aq) + 11 H2O (l)  

in which 25.0 g of sucrose, C12H22O11 , was burned in a bomb calorimeter with a heat capacity of 8.30 kJ / °C . The temperature inside the calorimeter increases by 27.0 °C. Calculate the change in internal energy, ΔE , for the reaction per mole of sucrose. 

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