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Animals break down glucose (C6H12O6) as a source of energy according to the following overall reaction.
C6H12O6(aq) + 6O2(g) ¨ 6CO2(g) + 6H2O(l)
What mass in grams of CO2(g) is produced from the reaction of 15.0 g of glucose?

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    convert the 15g glucose to moles of glucose. You get 6 times that number of moles of CO2. Convert that then to grams.

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    21.98 grams

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