Pentane (C5H12) is a component of gasoline that burns according
to the following balanced equation:
C5H12(l ) + 8 O2( g)¡5 CO2( g) + 6 H2O( g)
Calculate ΔH °rxn for this reaction using standard enthalpies of
formation. (The standard enthalpy of formation of liquid pentane
is -146.8 kJ>mol.)
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