Problem: Combustion of ethane (C2H6) produces carbon dioxide and steam: 2C2H6 (g) + 7O2 (g) → 4CO2 (g) + 6H2O (g)How many moles of CO2 are produced when 5.85 mol of ethane are burned in an excess of oxygen?

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Combustion of ethane (C2H6) produces carbon dioxide and steam: 

2C2H(g) + 7O2 (g) → 4CO(g) + 6H2O (g)
How many moles of CO2 are produced when 5.85 mol of ethane are burned in an excess of oxygen?

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