What is #"sulfur trioxide"#?

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Apr 19, 2017

Answer:

#"Sulfur trioxide"#, or #"sulfur(VI) oxide........."#

Explanation:

#SO_2(g) + 1/2O_2(g) rarr SO_3(g)#

This reaction is performed industrially on huge scales, as a precursor to sulfuric acid, i.e.

#SO_3(g) + H_2O(l) rarr H_2SO_4(aq)#.......