Problem: In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentation by yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellular respiration (combustion), sugar and ethanol yield water vapor and CO2.a) Using C6H12O6 for sugar, calculate ΔH°rxn of fermentation and of respiration.

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In winemaking, the sugars in grapes undergo fermentation by yeast to yield CH3CH2OH and CO2. During cellular respiration (combustion), sugar and ethanol yield water vapor and CO2.

a) Using C6H12O6 for sugar, calculate ΔH°rxn of fermentation and of respiration.

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