Problem:  Write a balanced reaction for the combustion of ethylene, and find ΔH° formation of ethylene. C2H4(g). Given the following data:ΔH° of combustion of C2H4(g) = - 1411 kJ/molΔH° formation of CO2 (g) = - 393.5 kJ/molΔH° formation of H2O(I) = - 285.8 kJ/mol

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Write a balanced reaction for the combustion of ethylene, and find ΔH° formation of ethylene. C2H4(g). Given the following data:

ΔH° of combustion of C2H4(g) = - 1411 kJ/mol

ΔH° formation of CO2 (g) = - 393.5 kJ/mol

ΔH° formation of H2O(I) = - 285.8 kJ/mol

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