Question

2. The mass of a burning candle is monitored to determine the rate of combustion of paraffin. The combustion of paraffin is shown below. a) Calculate the average rate of

consumption of paraffin in mol/min for the time interval 6.0 to 24.0 minutes. b) Calculate the rate of CO2 production in mol/min for the same time interval. c) What else could be measured, besides mass, to monitor a rate of reaction? 2 \mathrm{C}_{28} \mathrm{H}_{58}(\mathrm{~s})+85 \mathrm{O}_{2(\mathrm{~B})} \rightarrow 56 \mathrm{CO}_{2(\mathrm{~B})}+58 \mathrm{H}_{2} \mathrm{O}_{(\mathrm{B}}

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