Problem: Consider the combustion of glucose:C6H12O6 (s) + 6 O2 (g) ↔ 6 CO2 (g) + 6 H2O (g)     ΔH = −2,800 kJ/molWhich condition would result in the production of additional water vapor?I) adding more carbon dioxideII) performing the reaction in a hotter environmentIII) decreasing the pressure of the system 1. II and III2. I, II and III3. I and II4. I and III5. III only6. I only7. II only

FREE Expert Solution
85% (44 ratings)
Problem Details

Consider the combustion of glucose:

C6H12O(s) + 6 O(g) ↔ 6 CO(g) + 6 H2O (g)     ΔH = −2,800 kJ/mol

Which condition would result in the production of additional water vapor?

I) adding more carbon dioxide
II) performing the reaction in a hotter environment
III) decreasing the pressure of the system 

1. II and III

2. I, II and III

3. I and II

4. I and III

5. III only

6. I only

7. II only

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Le Chatelier's Principle concept. You can view video lessons to learn Le Chatelier's Principle . Or if you need more Le Chatelier's Principle practice, you can also practice Le Chatelier's Principle practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofConsider the combustion of glucose:C6H12O6 (s) + 6 O2 (g) ↔ ...as medium difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Chemistry tutor, Jules took 2 minutes and 19 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.

What professor is this problem relevant for?

Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Yngard's class at AU.