Problem: Which formula equation represents the burning of sulfur to produce sulfur dioxide?a. S (s) + O2 (g) → SO2 (g)b. 2 H2 (g) + S (s) + 3 O2 (G)  → H2O (l) + 2SO2 (g) c. 4 FeS2 (s) + 11 O2 (g) →2 Fe2O3 (s) +8 SO2 (g)d. 2 SO2 (g) + O2 (g) → V2O5 (s)+ 2 SO3 (g)

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Before balancing the chemical reaction, let’s first write the chemical formula of each of the compounds involved in the reaction.


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Sulfur : S (s)


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Which formula equation represents the burning of sulfur to produce sulfur dioxide?
a. S (s) + O2 (g) → SO2 (g)

b. 2 H2 (g) + S (s) + 3 O2 (G)  → H2O (l) + 2SO(g) 

c. 4 FeS2 (s) + 11 O2 (g) →2 Fe2O3 (s) +8 SO2 (g)

d. 2 SO2 (g) + O2 (g) → V2O5 (s)+ 2 SO3 (g)

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