Problem: Given the standard enthalpy changes for the following two reactions: 4C (s) + 5H2 (g) → C4H10 (g)      ΔH° = -125.6 kJ C2H4 (g) → 2C (s) + 2H2 (g)       ΔH° = -52.3 kJ what is the standard enthalpy change for the reaction: 2C2H4 (g) + H2 (g) → C4H10 (g)  ΔH° = ?

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Given the standard enthalpy changes for the following two reactions: 

4C (s) + 5H2 (g) → C4H10 (g)      ΔH° = -125.6 kJ 

C2H4 (g) → 2C (s) + 2H2 (g)       ΔH° = -52.3 kJ 

what is the standard enthalpy change for the reaction: 

2C2H4 (g) + H2 (g) → C4H10 (g)  ΔH° = ?

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