Write the correct molecular equation for the following and include the state of matter for the substance in the equation.
Sugar burns in oxygen to form carbon dioxide and water.
A combustion reaction is a reaction wherein an organic compound is reacted with oxygen gas. The products are only water and carbon dioxide when there is an excess amount of oxygen and is considered as a complete combustion. On the other hand, when there is only a limited amount of oxygen available to combust the given organic compound, the reaction will have side products such as carbon soot and carbon monoxide. This type of combustion is considered incomplete.
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In writing a molecular equation, we write the chemical formula of the reactants on the lefthand side of the equation while the chemical formula of the...
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fromChapter 13 / Lesson 9
Learn about chemical equations. Understand how chemical equations represent chemical reactions, and explore components of chemical equations through examples.