Problem: In the reaction 2 CO + O2 → 2 CO2, what is the ratio of the moles to oxygen used to moles of CO2 produced?

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We're being asked to determine the ratio of the moles to oxygen used to moles of CO2 produced.

We're given the following balanced reaction:

2 CO + O22 CO2

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In the reaction 2 CO + O2 → 2 CO2, what is the ratio of the moles to oxygen used to moles of CO2 produced?

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