# Problem: Which is an incorrect interpretation of this balanced equation?  2 S (s) + 3 O2(g) → 2 SO3(g) A.. 2 mol S + 3 mol O2 → 2 mol SO3 B. 2 g S + 3 g O2 → 2 g SO3 C. 2 atoms S + 3 molecules O2 → 2 molecules SO3

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We're being asked to determine the incorrect interpretation of the following balanced equation:

2 S (s) + 3 O2(g) → 2 SO3(g)

Recall that the coefficient in the balanced reaction represents the "moles" of that compound in the reaction. If no number is present, the coefficient is implied as "1".

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Which is an incorrect interpretation of this balanced equation?

2 S (s) + 3 O2(g) → 2 SO3(g)

A.. 2 mol S + 3 mol O2 → 2 mol SO3

B. 2 g S + 3 g O2 → 2 g SO3

C. 2 atoms S + 3 molecules O2 → 2 molecules SO3

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