Problem: Identify the correct balanced equation for the combustion of propane (C3H8).a) C3H8(g) → 4 H2(g) + 3 C(s)b) C3H8(g) + 5 O2(g) → 4 H2O(g) + 3 CO2(g)c) C3H8(g) + 3 O2(g) → 4 H2O(g) + 3 CO2(g)d) 2 C3H8(g) + 9 O2(g) → 6 H2CO3(g) + 2 H2(g)

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We are asked to identify the correct balanced equation for the combustion of propane (C3H8).


Combustion:

Reactant: O2 

Products: CO2 & H2O


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Identify the correct balanced equation for the combustion of propane (C3H8).
a) C3H8(g) → 4 H2(g) + 3 C(s)
b) C3H8(g) + 5 O2(g) → 4 H2O(g) + 3 CO2(g)
c) C3H8(g) + 3 O2(g) → 4 H2O(g) + 3 CO2(g)
d) 2 C3H8(g) + 9 O2(g) → 6 H2CO3(g) + 2 H2(g)

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