Writing and Balancing Combustion Reactions


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What must be present for a combustion reaction to occur?

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1. Select the balanced reaction that shows combustion of pentane (C5 H12)

2. What is an exothermic reaction?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You're going to be assessed on components and products of combustion reactions, the definition of an exothermic reaction, and the final energy formula.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The aim of this practice is to examine what you know about the following:

  • Necessities of a combustion reaction
  • Products of combustion reactions
  • Definition of exothermic reaction
  • A reaction's final energy formula
  • Examples of exothermic equations

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding chemistry
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about chemical reactions in a different light
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related combustion reaction lesson

Additional Learning

If you want to learn more about combustion reactions, have a look at the lesson, Writing and Balancing Combustion Reactions. Use this lesson to gain a greater understanding of:

  • How to balance combustion reactions
  • Bond energy
  • Endothermic and exothermic reactions
  • Determining final reaction energy