Calculating the Enthalpy Change for a Reaction

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Sucrose (table sugar, C12H22O11) can be oxidized to CO2 and H2O, and the enthalpy change for the reaction can be measured.

C12H22O11(s) + 12 O2(g) → 12 CO2(g) + 11 H2O(ℓ) 
ΔHrxn° = -5645 kJ/mol-rxn

What is the enthalpy change when 2.00 g of sugar is burned under conditions of constant pressure?

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