Problem: SO2 reacts with H2S as follows: 2H2S + SO2 → 3S + 2H2O When 7.50 g of H2S reacts with 12.75 g of SO2, which statement applies? A) 6.38 g of sulfur are formedB) 10.6 g of sulfur are formedC) 0.0216 moles of H2S remainD) 1.13 g of H2S remainE) SO2 is the limiting reagent

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SO2 reacts with H2S as follows: 

2H2S + SO2 → 3S + 2H2

When 7.50 g of H2S reacts with 12.75 g of SO2, which statement applies? 

A) 6.38 g of sulfur are formed

B) 10.6 g of sulfur are formed

C) 0.0216 moles of H2S remain

D) 1.13 g of H2S remain

E) SO2 is the limiting reagent


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