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I have graphite turning into diamond.I need to find the thermal effect of this reaction.How would one write that?I'm not sure how to proceed here.The teacher told us to use oxygen?

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  • $\begingroup$ Can you please elaborate on what do you mean by "thermal effect"? $\endgroup$ – Satwik Pasani Oct 29 '13 at 1:17
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Look at the difference between the enthalpies of formation. Not sure why you'd need oxygen, unless there's something I'm missing.

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