Problem: In a car engine, gasoline (represented by C8H18) does not burn completely, and some CO, a toxic pollutant, forms along with CO2 and H2O. If 5.0% of the gasoline forms CO:What is the ratio of CO2 to CO molecules in the exhaust?

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In a car engine, gasoline (represented by C8H18) does not burn completely, and some CO, a toxic pollutant, forms along with CO2 and H2O. If 5.0% of the gasoline forms CO:

What is the ratio of CO2 to CO molecules in the exhaust?

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