Problem: Consider the following unbalanced equation for the combustion of hexane:αC6H14(g) + βO2(g) → γCO2(g) + δH2O(g)a. Balance the equation.b. Determine how many moles of O2 are required to react completely with 5.2 moles C6H14

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Consider the following unbalanced equation for the combustion of hexane:
αC6H14(g) + βO2(g) → γCO2(g) + δH2O(g)

a. Balance the equation.


b. Determine how many moles of O2 are required to react completely with 5.2 moles C6H14

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