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IsTim

  • 2 years ago

Balance: C5H12+O2--->10CO2 12H2O

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  1. IsTim
    • 2 years ago
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    FURThest i got was 2 CH12O+ 10O2---->10CO2+ 12H20

  2. IsTim
    • 2 years ago
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    Sorry, I mean 2C5H12O+10O2--->10CO2+12H2O

  3. wolfe8
    • 2 years ago
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    What my teacher told me years ago was to first balance the C, then O, and lastly H.

  4. IsTim
    • 2 years ago
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    is what i do, but somehow i can't reduce this.

  5. wolfe8
    • 2 years ago
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    Well since there is O2 without other elements with is, I guess it's best to do O last then. Let me try.

  6. wolfe8
    • 2 years ago
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    \[C _{5}H _{12}+8O _{2}\rightarrow5CO _{2}+6H _{2}O\]

  7. wolfe8
    • 2 years ago
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    with it*

  8. IsTim
    • 2 years ago
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    sorry its C5H12O+O2--->1CO2+H2O

  9. wolfe8
    • 2 years ago
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    Ah I left an O. Hold on.

  10. wolfe8
    • 2 years ago
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    Hint: you can use fractions. Can you get it?

  11. IsTim
    • 2 years ago
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    NO, IM NOT ALLOWED USING FRACTions for this assignment

  12. wolfe8
    • 2 years ago
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    Well...then I guess after you get it with a fraction, multiply everything with the denominator :)

  13. IsTim
    • 2 years ago
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    ok.

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