# chemistry

what volume of methane is needed to completely react with 500 liters of oxygen?

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1. 1. Write the equation and balance it.
CH4 + 2O2 ==> CO2 + 2H2O

2. You need not convert to moles if all of the components of a reaction are gases; i.e., the volumes are proportional to the coefficients in the equation.
Therefore, 500 L O2 x (1 mole CH4/2 moles O2) = 500 L x (1/2) = ??

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