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Introduction To Organic Chemistry


Complete Combustion of Alkenes

Complete combustion of alkenes, require a richer supply of oxgen than is available in the air. Similar to alkanes, when alkenes are combusted they produce the same product as their alkane counterparts (see alkanes).

C2H4(g) + 2O2(g) CO2(g) + 2H2O(g) + C(s)