Write balanced chemical equations for the following: A candle C25H52 , is burned in oxygen

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Write balanced chemical equations for the following: A candle C25H52 , is burned in oxygen.

Combustion Reaction:

A combustion reaction is characterized by the presence of oxygen gas, {eq}\rm O_2 {/eq}, as one of the reactants of the reaction. If an organic compound made up of carbon, hydrogen, and/or oxygen atoms is combusted, in the presence of excess oxygen gas, the only products are carbon dioxide and water. This type of combustion is a complete combustion.

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The combustion of candle having a chemical formula of {eq}\rm C_{25}H_{52} {/eq} will form carbon dioxide, {eq}\rm CO_2 {/eq}, and water, {eq}\rm...

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Recognize what the combustion reaction products and combustion reactants are, and see the process for balancing combustion reactions with example problems.


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