Question 14 of 96

Enthalpy of the reaction,

 CH4(g) + 1/2 O2(g) CH3OH (l), is negative. If enthalpy of combustion of CH4 and CH3OH are x and y respectively, then which relation is correct?                                 

(a) x>y         (b) x<y          (c) x=y           (d) xy