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The double replacement reaction of calcium carbide with water produces acetylene gas and calcium hydroxide. Ignite the mixture to catalyze the combustion of acetylene and you have take-off! Oxygen is the limiting reactant in this exciting combustion reaction.


  • Stoichiometry
  • Combustion
  • Double Replacement Reactions