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Chemistry Help

  1. Apr 3, 2004 #1
    Chemistry Help-Enthalpy

    Hi. I would very much like to know how to calculate the enthalpy change of a neutralization reaction, for example, NaOH(aq) and HCl(aq).
    Thank you very much.
     
    Last edited: Apr 3, 2004
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  3. Apr 4, 2004 #2
    Strong acid + strong base has an enthalpy of neutrailzation = -13.7 Kcal

    which is the case here
     
  4. Apr 4, 2004 #3

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  5. Apr 4, 2004 #4

    GCT

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    Start from the standard elements in their most stable state at standard conditions. Unless the enthalpy of formation for each compound is provided to you already, it can be a bit complex. Here is an example...

    http://groups.msn.com/GeneralChemistryHomework/general.msnw?action=get_message&mview=0&ID_Message=116&LastModified=4675466454162512526 [Broken]
     
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