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Solution: When organic matter decomposes under oxygen-free (anaerobic) conditions, methane is one of the products. Thus, enormous deposits of natural gas, which is almost entirely methane, serve as a major sour

Problem

When organic matter decomposes under oxygen-free (anaerobic) conditions, methane is one of the products. Thus, enormous deposits of natural gas, which is almost entirely methane, serve as a major source of fuel for home and industry.

a) Known deposits of natural gas can produce 5600 EJ of energy (1 EJ = 10 18 J). Current total global energy usage is 4.0 x 102 EJ per year. Find the mass (in kg) of known deposits of natural gas (ΔH°rxn for the combustion of CH4 = −802 kJ/mol).

c) What volume (in ft3) of natural gas, measured at STP, is required to heat 1.00 qt of water from 25.0°C to 100.0°C (d of H2O = 1.00 g/mL; d of CH4 at STP = 0.72 g/L)?