We have to determine if the given example of a catalyst is homogenous catalysis of heterogenous catalysis.
A catalyst is a substance that speeds up chemical reaction without itself being consumed.
Based on the state of a catalyst in a chemical reaction, it can be classified as:
Homogenous catalyst: A catalyst that has the same state as the rest of the reactants and products.
Homogenous catalyst: A catalyst that has a different state as the rest of the reactants and products.
NO2(g) + SO2(g) → NO( g ) + SO3 ( g )
2NO(g) + O2(g) → 2NO2(g)
Is this an example of homogeneous catalysis or heterogeneous catalysis?
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