Problem: The molar heat of fusion of sodium metal is 2.60 kJ/mol, whereas its heat of vaporization is 97.0 kJ/mol. What quantity of heat would be needed to vaporize 1.00 g sodium at its normal boiling point?

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The molar heat of fusion of sodium metal is 2.60 kJ/mol, whereas its heat of vaporization is 97.0 kJ/mol. What quantity of heat would be needed to vaporize 1.00 g sodium at its normal boiling point?

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