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Consider the following unbalanced chemical equation for the combustion of pentane (C5H12):
C5H12 (l) + O2 (g) → CO2 (g) + H2O (l)
If 20.4 g of pentane are burned in excess oxygen, what mass of water can be produced, assuming 100% yield?
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