Question

The explosive nitroglycerin (C3H5N3O9) decomposes rapidly upon ignition or sudden impact according to the following balanced equation..

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@alainf21 • over 2 years ago • Chemistry

4C3H5N3O9(l) → 12CO2(g) + 10H2O(g) + 6N2(g) + O2(g) ΔH∘rxn = −5678 kJ

Calculate the standard enthalpy of formation (ΔH∘f) for nitroglycerin.

  • Great question, Alain, I wonder about this all the time. Todd commented almost 2 years ago
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