Problem: The heat of combustion of butane (C4H10) is −2878 kJ/mol. Assume a typical cigarette lighter holds about 1.75 g of butane. How much heat energy would be released if ALL of the butane in the lighter were combusted?1. 86.63 kJ 2. 95.59 kJ3. 40.61 kJ4. 1.05 kJ

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The heat of combustion of butane (C4H10) is −2878 kJ/mol. Assume a typical cigarette lighter holds about 1.75 g of butane. How much heat energy would be released if ALL of the butane in the lighter were combusted?

1. 86.63 kJ 

2. 95.59 kJ

3. 40.61 kJ

4. 1.05 kJ

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