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    Ethane Combustion Problem

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    Ethane (C2H6) is burned with oxygen to form carbon dioxide and water. One hundred moles of each reactant are fed into a combustion chamber. Determine:
    (a) The stoichiometric ratio of O2 to C2H6.
    (b) The limiting reactant.
    (c) The percentage by which the other reactant is in excess.

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    C2H6 + (7/2) O2 ==> 2CO2 + 3H2O

    A) The stoichiometric ratio of O2 : C2H6 ...

    Solution Summary

    Solution includes chemical equation, explanation and calculation for number of moles consumed and excess amount of ethane.