Lesson: The Contact Process
In this lesson, we will learn how to describe the production of sulfuric acid in the contact process and explain the choices of reaction conditions.
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Worksheet: 19 Questions • 1 Video
Oxygen gas is used as a reactant in a number of steps of the contact process.
How many molecules of oxygen gas react per atom of sulfur in the final product?
What mass of oxygen gas is needed to produce 23.0 tonnes of the pure product?
A sample of pure material produced by the contact process contains 15.0 kg of sulfur atoms.
How many moles of the product does the sample contain?
What is the total mass of the product sample?
Give a balanced chemical equation for the reaction used to convert elemental sulfur to a sulfur-containing gas for use as a reactant in the contact process.