### Gasoline is made up of hydrocarbons

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Gasoline is made up of hydrocarbons. Suppose 80% of mass of gasoline is carbon and all of this becomes CO2 in combustion. If the density of gasoline is 6.7 lb/gal, how much CO2 is emitted per gallon of gasoline burned? The atomic mass of carbon is 12 grams/mole and is 16 for oxygen

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