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Problem: The combustion of octane (C 8H18) in oxygen proceeds as follows2 C8H18(g) + 25 O2(g) → 16 CO2 (g) + 18 H2O(l)How many moles of CO2 are produced when 5.0 moles of octane, C 8H18, is burned in 5.0 moles of oxygen?

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The given combustion reaction is:

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


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The combustion of octane (C 8H18) in oxygen proceeds as follows

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

How many moles of CO2 are produced when 5.0 moles of octane, C 8H18, is burned in 5.0 moles of oxygen?

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