# chemistry

during the burning of coal:
C + O2 = CO2
if 12g of carbon is burnt in plenty of oxygen,what mass of carbon dioxide is produced

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2. 4.8g

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3. m = 12g
M = 12.01

n= m/M
n= 12/12.01
= 0.99916736...

Now for Carbon Dioxide:

n= 0.99916736...
M= 12.01 + 32
= 44.01

m=M.n
= 44.01 x 0.99916736...
= 43.97335554...
= 44g

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