Please help! Octanol (C8H17OH) is an organic alcohol, which is a derivative of the eight carbon hydrocarbon octane. When burned in air, octanol has an enthalpy of combustion of - 5294 kJ. Based on the information provided, write the balanced thermochemical equation for the combustion of octanol. Explain how you developed the equation, and specify what the equation tells us about the reaction?
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The balanced thermochemical equation for the combustion of octanol is as follows: C8H17OH + 12 O2 = 8 CO2 + 9 H2O.............. View the full answer