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Problem: Given this reaction: CS2(g) + 3O2(g) => CO2(g) + 2SO2(g), how many liters of SO2(g) at STP are produced if 5 g of CS2(g) are used?A. 4.17 L B. 2.57 L C. 5.78 L D. 3.3 L E. 2.94 L

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We are asked how many liters of SO2(g) at STP  when  5 g CS2(g) are used.


CS2(g) + 3 O2(g) →  CO2(g) + 2 SO2(g)


It is stated that  5 g of CS2(g) are used so we assume that  O2 is in excess.


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Given this reaction: CS2(g) + 3O2(g) => CO2(g) + 2SO2(g), how many liters of SO2(g) at STP are produced if 5 g of CS2(g) are used?

A. 4.17 L 

B. 2.57 L 

C. 5.78 L 

D. 3.3 L 

E. 2.94 L

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