Asked Oct 3, 2019

Complete and balance each of the following equations for combustion reactions. Express your answer as a chemical equation. Identify all of the phases in your answer.




(Assume that SO2 is formed.)



Expert Answer

Step 1

Combustion reaction: A reaction in which substance combine with oxygen to produce energy in the form heat and light.

Step 2

When sulfur reacts with oxygen produces sulfur dioxide.

S(s) +O2 (g) → SO2 (g)

Balanced chemical reactions:


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Step 3

When methane reacts with oxygen produces carbon dioxide and water.

CH4 (g) +O2 (g) → CO2...


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CH4 (g)202(g) -> CO2(g) 2H20 (g)


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