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How much heat is produced by the complete reaction of 6.81 kg of nitromethane?

Nitromethane (CH3NO2) burns in air to produce significant amounts of heat via the following reaction:

2CH3NO2(l)+32O2(g)→2CO2(g)+3H2O(l)+N2(g)ΔH∘rxn=−1418kJ

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