# How do you write a balanced chemical equation depicting the formation of one mole of C_2H_5OH(l) from its elements in their standard states?

$2 C \left(s\right) + 3 {H}_{2} \left(g\right) + \frac{1}{2} {O}_{2} \left(g\right) \rightarrow {C}_{2} {H}_{5} O H \left(l\right)$