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combustion of methane

Methane has a formula CH4. When burned in air, it produces carbon dioxide and water.

A)T he balanced equation for the reaction?
B) How many moles of water could be formed using 2.5 mol of methane?
C) How many moles of carbon dioxide could be produced from 0.90 mol of oxygen gas?

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For any combustion (burning) question, you should set up the reaction as:

CH4 + nO2 --> xCO2 + yH2O

balance the carbon ...

Solution Summary

The combustion of methane is investigated, such as the balanced equation of the reaction, amount of water and CO2 produced.