# Problem: For the reaction,4PH3(g) → P4(g) + 6H2(g)the rate of reaction is 0.018 moles L−1s−1, what is the rate of formation of H 2?a) 0.018 moles L−1s−1b) 0.072 moles L−1s−1c) 0.003 moles L−1s−1d) 0.0045 moles L−1s−1e) 0.108 moles L−1s−1

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For the reaction,

4PH3(g) → P4(g) + 6H2(g)

the rate of reaction is 0.018 moles L−1s−1, what is the rate of formation of H 2?

a) 0.018 moles L−1s−1

b) 0.072 moles L−1s−1

c) 0.003 moles L−1s−1

d) 0.0045 moles L−1s−1

e) 0.108 moles L−1s−1

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