February 23, 2017

Homework Help: chemistry

Posted by Emily on Sunday, September 2, 2012 at 7:11pm.

Sulfuric acid (H2SO4) is prepared commercially from elemental sulfur using the contact process. In a typical sequence of reactions,
the sulfur is first burned:
S + O2 → SO2 ,
then it is converted to SO3 using a catalyst:
2 SO2 + O2 → 2 SO3 .
The resulting SO3 is reacted with water to
produce the desired product:
SO3 + H2O → H2SO4 .
How much sulfuric acid could be prepared
from 17 moles of sulfur?
Answer in units of g

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