Hello PF! I have a very short question. We're currently doing enthalpy balances for chemical reactions in our Thermo class. We are using the simple enthalpy balance equation:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

[tex]\Delta H_{\textrm{Reaction}}^0 = \sum \Delta H_{\textrm{Products}}^0 - \sum \Delta H_{\textrm{Reactants}}^0[/tex]

My question is, is this equation derived from the general energy balance equation, adjusted in some way for chemical reactions?

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# Enthalpy balance equation

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