Honors Chemistry

An automobile gasoline tank holds 45 kg of gasoline. When the gasoline burns, 158 kg of oxygen are consumed and carbon dioxide and water are produced.What is the total combined mass of carbon dioxide and water that is produced?

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  1. gasoline is octane ... C8H18

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

    the reaction equation gives the molar ratios

    find the moles of O2 consumed, then calculate the moles of products produced

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