# A volume of #20*cm^3# acetylene was combusted with a volume of #500*cm^3# dioxygen in a piston. What is the end volume of the gases confined by the piston?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 29, 2017

Good question......I gets an end volume of

#### Explanation:

We gots the combustion equation.....

I use the half-integral coefficient because I think the arithmetic is easier in this way. Is it balanced? It is your problem not mine.

And so we start with

And so to begin we had a

To end we had ............

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