Chemistry: Principles and Practice (3rd Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 0534420125
ISBN 13: 978-0-53442-012-3

Chapter 3 - Equations, the Mole, and Chemical Formulas - Questions and Exercises - Exercises - Page 132: 3.32


(a): $2C_{4}H_{10} + 13O_{2} → 8CO_{2} + 10H_{2}O$ (b): $C_{6}H_{12}O_{6} + 6O_{2} → 6CO_{2} + 6H_{2}O$ (c): $2C_{4}H_{8}O + 11O_{2} → 8CO_{2} + 8H_{2}O$

Work Step by Step

Combustion of hydrocarbons results in carbon dioxide and water vapor. Note that the same number of each of the elements must exist on the products and reactants side for each balanced reaction.
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