Problem: Deterioration of buildings, bridges, and other structures through the rusting of iron costs millions of dollars a day. Theactual process requires water, but a simplified equation is4Fe (s) + 3O2 (g) ⟶ 2Fe2O3 (s)             Δ H = −1.65 x 10 3 kJHow much heat is released when 0.250 kg of iron rusts?

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Deterioration of buildings, bridges, and other structures through the rusting of iron costs millions of dollars a day. The
actual process requires water, but a simplified equation is

4Fe (s) + 3O2 (g) ⟶ 2Fe2O3 (s)             Δ H = −1.65 x 10 3 kJ

How much heat is released when 0.250 kg of iron rusts?

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