The balanced reaction is:
4 KO2 + 2 CO2 → 2 K2CO3 + 3 O2
The reaction between potassium superoxide, KO2, and CO2: 4 KO2 + 2 CO2 → 2 K2CO3 + 3 O2, is used as a source of O2 and absorber of CO2 in self-contained breathing equipment used by rescue workers.
How many moles of O2 are produced when 0.425 mol of KO2 reacts in this fashion?
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