We are asked to write a chemical equation for the combustion of butane.
Step 1: Identify species involved in a combustion reaction
Step 2: Identify the chemical formula for each species involved in a combustion reaction
Step 3: Write the initial unbalanced chemical equation.
Step 4: Balance the chemical equation.
What is the chemical equation for the combustion of butane?
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