Nitroglycerine is a powerful explosive that forms four different gases when detonated:
2 C3H5(NO3)3(l) → 3 N2(g) + 1/2 O2(g) + 6 CO2(g) + 5 H2O(g)
Calculate the enthalpy change that occurs when 15.0 g of nitroglycerine a detonated. The standard enthalpies of formation are shown below.
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