How many litters of Oxygen will be required to burn 3.8 liters of propane, C3H8?
Chemistry - Anonymous, Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:19am
Chemistry - DrBob222, Friday, May 2, 2014 at 2:57pm
C2H8 + 5O2 ==> 2CO2 + 4H2O
When working with gases we can use a shortcut in which we use L as if L = mols. Then we make the conversion form mols propane to mols O2 as usual.
?L O2 = 3.8 L C3H8 x (5 mols O2/1 mol C3H8) = 3.8 x 5 = ?