Trinitroglycerin, C3H5N3O9(mostly  referrred as nitroglycerin), has been widely used as an explosive. The enthalpy ipf decomposition at 1 atm pressure of trinitroglycerin to form nitrogen gas, carbon dioxide gas, liquid water, and oxygen gas @ 25 degrees C is-1541.4 kJ/mol.(a) Write the balance chemical equation for the decomposition of trinitroglycerin (b) Calculate the standard heat of formation of trinitroglycerin

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Trinitroglycerin, C3H5N3O9(mostly  referrred as nitroglycerin), has been widely used as an explosive. 

The enthalpy ipf decomposition at 1 atm pressure of trinitroglycerin to form nitrogen gas, carbon dioxide gas, liquid water, and oxygen gas @ 25 degrees C is-1541.4 kJ/mol.

(a) Write the balance chemical equation for the decomposition of trinitroglycerin 

(b) Calculate the standard heat of formation of trinitroglycerin

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a.The explosive trinitroglycerin decomposes rapidly upon ignition...

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+O2e) 2(e) →12CO2 +10H,0+6N, 4C;H;N;O9% 9(1)

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