Can someone help me with Hess's Law?

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Im really confussed about the whole concept! :S

Posted Sun 6th May, 2012 @ 20:05 by Ara

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Hess' law basically states that the enthalpy change of a reaction is the same, no matter what route is take to get from reactants to products. That's the written definition, anyway. You would probably understand it better if you saw a diagram illustrating Hess' law, such as:

http://www.chemguide.co.uk/physical/energetics/sums.html

I hope I helped. :)

Answered Sun 6th May, 2012 @ 23:02 by M
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ohh! I see, yup i think i get it now. Thank you!! :)

Answered Mon 7th May, 2012 @ 08:35 by Ara