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What volume of oxygen gas is required to burn 0.5562 of propane gas C3H8 if both gases are measured at the same temperature?

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What volume of oxygen gas is required to burn 0.5562 of propane gas C3H8 if both gases are measured at the same temperature?

C3H8(g) + 5O2 (g) ---> 3CO2(g) + 4H2O(g)

Propane + Oxygen ----> ...

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The solution calculates the volume of oxygen gas required to burn 0.5562 of propane gas C3H8.

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