Problem: Please refer to the hypothetical Born-Haber cycle below for M(s) + X(s) → MX(s), where M and X are both elements in their standard states.  The lattice enthalpy (ΔHL) for MX(s) is: a. 938 kJ     b. 130 kJ     c. - 808 kJ     d. 221 kJ     e. -221 kJ

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Please refer to the hypothetical Born-Haber cycle below for M(s) + X(s) → MX(s), where M and X are both elements in their standard states. 

The lattice enthalpy (ΔHL) for MX(s) is:

a. 938 kJ     b. 130 kJ     c. - 808 kJ     d. 221 kJ     e. -221 kJ

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