# What is the balanced equation for the combustion of ethanol?

${H}_{3} C - C {H}_{2} O H \left(l\right) + \frac{7}{2} {O}_{2} \left(g\right) \rightarrow 2 C {O}_{2} \left(g\right) + 3 {H}_{2} O \left(l\right)$