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Ethane is C2H6 and combustion of ethane is 2C2H6 + 7O2 ==> 4CO2 + 6H2OThus for combustion of 2 moles of ethane, one requires 7 moles O2

The mass of O2 required thus is 7 moles O2 x 32 g/mole O2 = 224 g of O2 needed

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