Chemistry Stoichiometry Solution: Butane gas is compressed and used as a liquid fuel...

🤓 Based on our data, we think this question is relevant for Professor Paniconi's class at University of the District of Columbia.

Solution: Butane gas is compressed and used as a liquid fuel in disposable cigarette lighters and lightweight camping stoves. Suppose a lighter contains 5.82 mL of butane (d = 0.579 g mL). (a) How many grams of oxygen are needed to burn the butane completely? (b) How many moles of H2O form when all the butane burns? (c) How many total molecules of gas form when the butane burns completely? 

Problem

Butane gas is compressed and used as a liquid fuel in disposable cigarette lighters and lightweight camping stoves. Suppose a lighter contains 5.82 mL of butane (d = 0.579 g mL). 

(a) How many grams of oxygen are needed to burn the butane completely? 

(b) How many moles of H2O form when all the butane burns? 

(c) How many total molecules of gas form when the butane burns completely? 

Solution BlurView Complete Written Solution