Problem: The overall reaction in a commercial heat pack can be represented as:4Fe (s)+ 3 O2 (g) → 2Fe2O3              ΔH = -1652 kJa. How much heat is released when 4.00 moles of iron are reacted with excess O2?

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Since we already have a balanced equation,

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The overall reaction in a commercial heat pack can be represented as:

4Fe (s)+ 3 O2 (g) → 2Fe2O             ΔH = -1652 kJ

a. How much heat is released when 4.00 moles of iron are reacted with excess O2?

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