Problem: The value of ΔH°rxn for the reaction below is - 1036 kJ: 2H2S (g) + 3O2 (g) → 2SO2 (g) + 2H2O (g) Estimate the average energy of the individual bonds in SO2 from the appropriate average bond energies. 

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The value of ΔH°rxn for the reaction below is - 1036 kJ: 

2H2S (g) + 3O2 (g) → 2SO2 (g) + 2H2O (g) 

Estimate the average energy of the individual bonds in SO2 from the appropriate average bond energies. 

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