# What volume of propane consumes one litre of oxygen during its complete combustion?

##### 1 Answer

May 2, 2017

0.2 L of propane is required for every litre of oxygen consumed.

#### Explanation:

The balanced equation is

According to **Gay-Lussac's Law of Combining volumes**, the ratios of the volumes are the same as the ratios of the molecules (the coefficients in the balanced equation).

Hence

∴ 0.2 L of propane is required for every litre of oxygen consumed.