The combustion of butane, #C_4H_10#, produces carbon dioxide water. When one sample of butane was burned, 4.46 grams of water was formed. How many grams of oxygen gas were consumed?
Combustion reactions with hydrocarbons (compounds made up of only carbon and hydrogen,
We must first balance the equation, we end up with;
with the balanced equation, most of the work is done. We now simply convert from