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 ----> ...
The solution calculates the volume of oxygen gas required to burn 0.5562 of propane gas C3H8.
Combustion of hydrocarbons
Propane, C3H8, in a tank that is usually the size of a basketball is often used for grills.
a) Write a balanced equation for the combustion of propane.
b) Calculate the number of moles of oxygen required to burn 5000.0 g (11.0 lbs) of propane.
c) Calculate the number of kilograms of O2 required to burn propane.