Chemistry Octane Combustion

Write the balanced equation for the combustion of octane (C8H18). Assuming that gasoline is 100% octane, with a density of 0.692 g/mL, what mass of CO2 is produced by combustion of 1.7 1010 gal of gasoline?

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  1. Find the mass of octane in that number of gallons with that density. Now the moles, and then use the balanced equation.

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  3. 5.01 x 10^7

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