Problem: Use the balanced equation for the combustion of octane to determine how many moles of H2O are produced by the combustion of 27.0 moles of C8H18 2 C8H18 (l) + 25 O2 (g) → 16 CO2 (g) + 18 H2O (g)a. 27 moles of H2Ob. 216 moles of H2Oc. 243 moles of H2Od. 18 moles of H2O

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2 moles C8H18 produces 18 moles H2O

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Use the balanced equation for the combustion of octane to determine how many moles of H2O are produced by the combustion of 27.0 moles of C8H18 

2 C8H18 (l) + 25 O2 (g) → 16 CO2 (g) + 18 H2O (g)

a. 27 moles of H2O

b. 216 moles of H2O

c. 243 moles of H2O

d. 18 moles of H2O

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