How do we represent the complete combustion of octane?

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Feb 18, 2016

Answer:

#C_8H_18(l) + 25/2O_2(g) rarr 8CO_2(g) + 9H_2O(l)#

Explanation:

Is the equation stoichiometrically balanced? How do you know?

Given that it is balanced, what is the molar ratio of octane to dioxygen? How does energy transfer in this reaction? Where does the reaction commonly occur?