Propane camping stoves produce heat by the combustion of gaseous propane (C3H8). Balance the skeletal equation for the combustion of propane.
C3H8(g) + O2(g) → CO2 (g) + H2O(g)
Here, we have to write the balanced chemical equation for the combustion of propane reaction.
In balanced chemical equation, the number of each type of atom on both sides of the equation should be equal.
The balanced chemical equation for the combustion of propane is given below.
C3H8(g) + 5O2(g) → 3CO2 (g) + 4H2O(g)
In reactants, Products
Total C atoms = 3C C atoms = 3
H atoms = 8 H atoms = 8
O atoms = 10 O atoms = 10