# What is the balanced equation for the complete combustion of #"C"_2"H"_6"#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 12, 2017

Balanced Equation:

#### Explanation:

General rules for balancing combustion equations:

- Balance the carbons: If the alkane has an even number of carbon atoms, place a coefficient of 2 in front of its formula, then balance the carbons.
- Balance the hydrogens.
- Balance the oxygens.

**Balance the carbons.** Since the formula for the alkane

**Balance the hydrogens.**

Place a

**Balance the oxygens.**

Place a