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what is the chemical reaction equation for : Hydrogen sulfite reacts with oxygen to form sulfur dioxide and water vapour.

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  1. Are you sure you don't mean hydrogen sulfiDe (H2S) ? Hydrogen sulfiTe would be sulfurous acid (H2SO3), which can decompose directly into H2O and SO2.

    For the oxidation of H2S,

    2 H2S + 3 O2 -> 2 SO2 + 2 H2O

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  2. 2H2S(g)+3O2(g)→2SO2(g)+2H2O(g)

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