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Homework Help: Chemistry

Posted by Jayden on Friday, March 19, 2010 at 11:42pm.

A typical fat in the body is glyceral trioleate, C57H104O6. When it is metabolized in the body, it combines with oxygen to produce carbon dioxide, water, and 3.022 x 10^4 kJ of heat per mole of fat.

B)How many kilokoules of energy must be evolved in the form of heat if you want to get rid of five pounds of this fat by combustion?

In part A) i was asked to write a balanced equation.
It is: C57H104O6(S) + 80(O2)(G)--> 57CO2(G) + 52H20

what do i do?

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