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Wine goes bad soon after opening because the ethanol

Last updated: 8/4/2022

Wine goes bad soon after opening because the ethanol

Wine goes bad soon after opening because the ethanol (CH3CH₂OH) in it reacts with oxygen gas (0₂) from the air to form water (H₂O) and acetic acid (CH₂COOH), the main ingredient of vinegar. What mass of acetic acid is produced by the reaction of 8.8 g of oxygen gas? Round your answer to 2 significant digits.

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