Wednesday, 15 May 2013

3.4 recall the products of the complete and incomplete combustion of alkanes

Complete combustion gives carbon dioxide and water.

Incomplete combustion gives carbon monoxide and water.

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  1. Doesn't incomplete combustion go to carbon monoxide + water + Carbon

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  2. Doesn't incomplete combustion go to carbon monoxide + water + Carbon

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    1. I think it can go to carbon or carbon monoxide (and sometimes both)

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    2. There is also carbon which is released as soot

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