Is this reaction endothermic or exothermic? Gas burning in a Bunsen burner: #C_2H_6(g) + 3.5O_2(g) -> 2CO_2(g) + 3H2O(g) + 2855kJ#
Clearly, the reaction is
You are burning ethane; normally, the gas supplied to homes and labs is methane,
The stability of the
Usually, when energy output is reported, the energy associated with an exothermic reaction would be quoted as negative, i.e.