The equation #2C_3H_7OH(g) + 9O_2(g) -> 6CO_2(g) + 8H_2O(g) is an example of what type of reaction?

1 Answer
Mar 1, 2017

Answer:

#"A combustion reaction......."#

Explanation:

An alcohol is completely combusted to give carbon dioxide and water:

#C_3H_7OH(l) + 9/2O_2(g) rarr 3CO_2(g) + 4H_2O(l) + Delta#

What does the #Delta# symbol represent in the products?