KCLO3 when given heat forms KCL + O2

How does it form

Asked by manishpatil37.8spicertl | 29th Jun, 2020, 11:14: AM

Expert Answer:

When potassium chlorate (KClO3) is heated in the presence of manganese dioxide catalyst, it decomposes to form potassium chloride and oxygen gas.

The balanced equation will be:

begin mathsize 12px style 2 KClO subscript 3 left parenthesis straight s right parenthesis end subscript space rightwards arrow from MnO subscript 2 to increment of space 2 KCl subscript left parenthesis straight s right parenthesis end subscript space plus space 3 straight O subscript 2 left parenthesis straight g right parenthesis end subscript end style

Answered by Ramandeep | 29th Jun, 2020, 11:55: AM