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Problem: The balanced equation for the complete combustion of C5H12 will give which of these product(s)?a. 5CO2 + 6H2Ob. 5CO2 + 5H2Oc. CO2 onlyd. C5H12O5 onlye. 10CO + 12H2O

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We are asked to write a chemical equation for the combustion of C5H12


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.


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The balanced equation for the complete combustion of C5H12 will give which of these product(s)?
a. 5CO2 + 6H2O
b. 5CO2 + 5H2O
c. CO2 only
d. C5H12O5 only
e. 10CO + 12H2O

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