Problem: Write the balanced chemical equation for the reaction that occurs when the gasoline additive methyl tert-butyl ether, C5H12O (l), burns in air. 

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Write the balanced chemical equation for the reaction that occurs when the gasoline additive methyl tert-butyl ether, C5H12O (l), burns in air. 

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