Answer to Question #171963 in General Chemistry for Willow

Question #171963

Methane is the main component of natural gas, used for cooking in many homes. The molar heat of combustion of methane (CH), is -890 kJ/mol. On a gas stove, a cook wants to heat some oil. The stove burns 2.73 x 10g of methane, raising the temperature of 1.0 g of the oil by 79.6 C. What type of oil was being used?


coconut: 2.1 J/gC Olive: 1.9 J/gC Vegetable: 1.7 J/gC


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2021-03-17T06:46:45-0400

Vegetable Oil


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