Balance the following combustion reaction in order to answer the following questions. Use lowest whole-number coefficients
C2H4 + O2 → CO2 + H2O
Tip: If you need to clear your work and reset the equation, click the button that looks like two red arrows. You are given 9.5 moles of O2 to react with 145 g C2H4. Upon completion of the reaction, will there be any remaining C2H4?
a. Yes, there will still be C2H4 remaining.
b. No, all C2H4 will be used up in the reaction.
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