# Problem: The enthalpy of combustion of solid carbon to form carbon dioxide is -393.7 kJ/mol carbon, and the enthalpy of combustion of carbon monoxide to form carbon dioxide is -283.3 kJ/mol CO. Use these data to calculate ΔH for the reaction2C (s) + O2 (g) → 2CO (g)

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The enthalpy of combustion of solid carbon to form carbon dioxide is -393.7 kJ/mol carbon, and the enthalpy of combustion of carbon monoxide to form carbon dioxide is -283.3 kJ/mol CO. Use these data to calculate ΔH for the reaction

2C (s) + O2 (g) → 2CO (g)