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Problem: When a mixture of 13.0 g of acetylene (C2H2) and 13.0 g of oxygen (O2) is ignited, the resultant combustion reaction produces CO2 and H2O.How many grams of C2 H2 are present after the reaction is complete?

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The balanced reaction is:

2 C2H2 + 5 O2(g) → 4 CO2(g) + 2 H2O(g)

From the reaction:

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When a mixture of 13.0 g of acetylene (C2H2) and 13.0 g of oxygen (O2) is ignited, the resultant combustion reaction produces CO2 and H2O.

How many grams of C2 H2 are present after the reaction is complete?

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