# Butane gas, C4H10, is sold to campers as bottled fuel. Its density at 258C and 1.00 atm is 2.38 g/L. What volume of butane gas at 258C and 1.00 atm is required to heat one gallon of water (d 5 1.00 g/mL) from 258C to 988C? The reaction for the combustion of butane (DHf 8 5 2125.6 kJ/mol) is C H (g)113O (g)9:4CO (g)15H O(g)

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Butane gas, C4H10, is sold to campers as bottled fuel. Its density at 258C and 1.00 atm is 2.38 g/L. What volume of butane gas at 258C and 1.00 atm is required to heat one gallon of water (d 5 1.00 g/mL) from 258C to 988C? The reaction for the combustion of butane (DHf 8 5 2125.6 kJ/mol) is C H (g)113O (g)9:4CO (g)15H O(g)

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Step 1

The standard enthalpy change for a reaction can be calculated as shown below.

Step 2

The balanced chemical reaction is,

Step 3

The change in enthalpy for the above reacti...

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