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Solved: The combustion of gasoline produces carbon dioxide

Introductory Chemistry | 5th Edition | ISBN: 9780321910295 | Authors: Nivaldo J Tro ISBN: 9780321910295 34

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Problem 83P

PROBLEM 83P

The combustion of gasoline produces carbon dioxide and water. Assume gasoline to be pure octane (C8H18) and calculate how many kilograms of carbon dioxide are added to the atmosphere per 1.0 kg of octane burned. (Hint: Begin by writing a balanced equation for the combustion reaction.)

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Solution 83P

 2 C8H18 + 25 O2  16 CO2 + 18 H2O

1.0 kg = 1000 g

Molecular mass of C8H18= 114.2293 g/mol

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Chapter 8, Problem 83P is Solved
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Textbook: Introductory Chemistry
Edition: 5
Author: Nivaldo J Tro
ISBN: 9780321910295

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