Problem: Choose the reaction that represents the combustion of C6H12O2.a) C6H12O2(l) → 6 C(s) + 6 H2(g) + O2(g)b) Mg(s) + C6H12O2(l) → MgC6H12O2(aq)c) 6 C(s) + 6 H2(g) + O2(g) → C6H12O2(l)d) C6H12O2(l) + 8 O2(g) → 6 CO2(g) + 6 H2O(g)e) None of the above represent the combustion of C6H12O2.     

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Combustion reaction:

  • reactants: Hydrocarbon + O2 
  • products: CO2 + H2
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Choose the reaction that represents the combustion of C6H12O2.

a) C6H12O2(l) → 6 C(s) + 6 H2(g) + O2(g)

b) Mg(s) + C6H12O2(l) → MgC6H12O2(aq)

c) 6 C(s) + 6 H2(g) + O2(g) → C6H12O2(l)

d) C6H12O2(l) + 8 O2(g) → 6 CO2(g) + 6 H2O(g)

e) None of the above represent the combustion of C6H12O2.     

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