how much of sulphuric acid can be obtained from 5kg of pure sulphur(s8)?

Asked by rayan | 7th Jul, 2013, 12:04: AM

Expert Answer:

The overall reaction:

2S + 3O2 + 2H2O -----> 2H2SO4

2 x 32 g of S gives  = 2 x 98  g H2SO4

5 kg or 5000 gm S gives = x gm H2SO4

 x = (5000 x 196)/64 = 15312 gm H2SO4

 

H2SO4 formed = 15.312 kg

Answered by  | 7th Jul, 2013, 10:23: AM

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