Calculate the enthalpy of methanol (CH3OH(l) (MW = 32.0 g/mol), if a 2.885 g sample of methanol is burned in a bomb calorimeter (Kc = 727.1 J/°C) containing 1.200 kg of water (Cp = 4.184 J/°C). The temperature of the calorimeter increases by 11.38°C.
a. 635 kJ/mol
b. -1.02 x 106 kJ/mol
c. -726 kJ/mol
d. -91.9 kJ/mol
e. -65.4 kJ/mol
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 Calorimetry concept. You can view video lessons to learn Calorimetry. Or if you need more Calorimetry practice, you can also practice Calorimetry practice problems.
What professor is this problem relevant for?
Based on our data, we think this problem is relevant for Professor Talaga's class at Montclair State University.