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Could you please balance C2H5OH+O2=H2O+CO2

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brandih | eNotes Employee

Posted October 29, 2013 at 7:51 PM via web

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Could you please balance C2H5OH+O2=H2O+CO2

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aruv | High School Teacher | Valedictorian

Posted October 30, 2013 at 5:03 AM (Answer #1)

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Balance the equation

`C_2H_5OH+O_2->H_2O+CO_2`

Balance

H =>  Nos. of H on L.H.S. =6  and Nos. of H on  R.H.S.= 2 , to balance H, multiply `H_2O`  by 3. Thus

`C_2H_5OH+O_2->3H_2O+CO_2`

So, H ( Hydrogen) is balanced.

O => Nos. of O ( Oxygen) on  L.H.S. =3   and Nos. of O (Oxygen) on   R.H.S. = 7 , to balance O, multiply `O_2 `  by 3 and `CO_2` by 2.Thus

`C_2H_5OH+3O_2->3H_2O+2CO_2`

So, O (oxygen-`O_2` ) is balanced.

C=>  Nos. of C on L.H.S. =2   and Nos. of C on   R.H.S. =2 , 

So C ( carbon ) is balanced.

Thus balance equation is

`C_2H_5OH+3O_2->3H_2O+2CO_2`

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Yojana_Thapa | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted January 25, 2014 at 7:13 PM (Answer #2)

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(1)C2H5OH+ (3)O2= (3) H2O+ (2)CO2

(1,3,3,2)

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parama9000 | TA , Grade 11 | Valedictorian

Posted January 30, 2014 at 7:33 AM (Answer #3)

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C2H5OH+3O2=3H20+2CO2

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nicole8923 | TA , Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted February 26, 2014 at 8:07 PM (Answer #4)

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C2H5OH+3OH=3H20+2CO2

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atyourservice | TA , Grade 10 | Valedictorian

Posted April 19, 2014 at 9:22 PM (Answer #5)

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C2H5OH + 3O2=3H2O+2CO2

 
 
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fashionableb1 | TA , Grade 10 | Salutatorian

Posted July 31, 2014 at 11:10 PM (Answer #6)

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C2H5OH+3O2=3H20+2CO2

 
 

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