Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE, C 5H12O, a gasoline additive used to boost octane ratings, has ΔH°f = -313.6 kJ/mol.
Write a balanced equation for its combustion reaction
C5H12O(l) + 6O2 (g) → 5CO2 (g) + 6H2O(l)
C5H12O(l) + 15/2O2 (g) → 5CO2 (g) + 6H2O(l)
C5H12O(l) + 15/2O2 (g) → 5H2CO3 (g) + H2O(l)
2C5H12O(l) + 5O2 (g) → 2C 5H12O6 (s)
Calculate its standard heat of combustion in kilojoules.
Express your answer using four significant figures
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