Enthalpy Change: Definition & Calculation


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What is enthalpy?

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1. What is a calorimeter?

2. How do you calculate enthalpy change?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet examines what you know about enthalpy and how to determine enthalpy change. You'll review your understanding of where to find the enthalpy for many compounds.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet targets what you remember about:

  • Defining enthalpy
  • What a calorimeter is
  • Calculating enthalpy change
  • Solving an equation for the enthalpy

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - see if you remember how to define enthalpy
  • Knowledge application - use what you know about calculating enthalpy change to answer a question about it
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you are able to draw out where you can find the enthalpy of many compounds from what you read

Additional Learning

There is a full overview of this topic in the lesson Enthalpy Change: Definition & Calculation. This lesson covers more information on:

  • How enthalpy is measured
  • What a negative change in enthalpy means
  • The information you need to know in order to calculate enthalpy
  • Example problem to follow