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Posted by **Reece** on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 2:26pm.

Calculate the mass of carbon dioxide produced when this car travels one mile.

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**DrBob222**, Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 3:22pmI will assume petrol is octane although that isn't quite correct.

2C8H18 + 25O2 ==> 16CO2 + 18H2O

mols petrol = grams/molar mass

mols CO2 poduced = mols C8H18 x (16 mols CO2/2 mols C8H18) = ?

Then g CO2 = mols CO2 x molar mass CO2.

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