How many moles of oxygen will be produced from the decomposition of 3 moles of #KClO_3# in the reaction #KClO_3 -> KCl + O_2#?

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Mar 8, 2016

Answer:

We first have to balance the equation, because it isn't.

Explanation:

#KClO_3>KCl+1 1/2 O_2# because there are three #O#'s

Or rather:
#2KClO_3->2KCl+3 O_2#

This doesn't matter for the solution because every mole of #KClO_3# will produce #1 1/2# mole of #O_2#

You can do the last bit.