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writing a balanced equation?
« on: May 01, 2012, 02:41:57 PM »
How would you write a balanced equation for the complete combustion of liquid
cycloheptane (C7H14) in oxygen to give water and carbon dioxide gases as the only products?

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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2012, 02:44:26 PM »
How would you start? Can you write the unbalanced equation?

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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2012, 03:58:37 PM »
C7H14+14O2=7CO+7H20

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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2012, 04:13:22 PM »
Complete combustion means CO2 not CO is formed
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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2012, 04:18:20 PM »
How would you write a balanced equation for the complete combustion of liquid
cycloheptane (C7H14) in oxygen to give water and carbon dioxide gases as the only products?

Ooops, AWK beat me!  ;)

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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2012, 04:41:04 PM »
2C7H14+21O2=14CO2+14H2O

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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2012, 05:10:24 PM »
Bingo!  ;D

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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #7 on: May 20, 2012, 04:44:50 AM »
A molecule of C5H10 reacts separately with Cl2 ?

Is this correct : C5H10 + Cl2 = C5H9Cl + HCl ?

Thanks in advance!

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Re: writing a balanced equation?
« Reply #8 on: May 20, 2012, 07:36:31 AM »
A molecule of C5H10 reacts separately with Cl2 ?

Is this correct : C5H10 + Cl2 = C5H9Cl + HCl ?

Thanks in advance!

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