Problem: Write a balanced chemical equation for the reaction that occurs when propanol, C3H7OH(l) , burns in air.        

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We have to write a balanced equation for the burning of propanol (C3H7OH(l)) in air.


A combustion reaction is a chemical reaction that occurs when a compound burns in oxygen to produce carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O).


A balanced chemical equation is an equation which has an equal number of atoms of each element on both sides.

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Write a balanced chemical equation for the reaction that occurs when propanol, C3H7OH(l) , burns in air.        

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