The explosive nitroglycerin (C3H5N3O9) decomposes rapidly
upon ignition or sudden impact according to the balanced
4 C3H5N3O9(l )¡12 CO2( g) + 10 H2O( g) + 6 N2( g) + O2( g)
ΔH °rxn = -5678 kJ
Calculate the standard enthalpy of formation (ΔH °f ) for
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