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Carbon disulfide is a colorless liquid. When pure, it is nearly odorless, but the commercial product smells vile. Carbon disulfide is used in the manufacture of rayon and cellophane. The liquid burns as follows.
CS2(l) + 3 O2(g) → CO2(g) + 2 SO2(g)
Calculate the standard enthalpy change for this reaction using standard enthalpies of formation.