# Chemistry

Can you please help me with this problem, I am so confused, and I do not know how to set it up, what equation to use, and what do i need to convert.

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Ethanol is being used as an additive to gasoline. The combustion of 1 mol of ethanol releases 1367kJ of energy. How many calories are released.
Thank you

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1. You may be overwhelmed with information that is not needed. You don't care what it's being used for nor even what it is. All you need to do is to convert kJ to calories.
There are 4.184 J in 1 calorie and 1000 J in 1 kJ.
So 1367 kJ x (1000 J/1 kJ) x (4.184 J/cal) = ? calories.

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