# How many moles of potassium chlorate must be used to produce 6 moles of oxygen gas?

##### 1 Answer

Dec 21, 2016

Following the equation:

where,

So, 6 moles of Oxygen Gas

To calculate the number of moles for potassium chlorate

Looking closely at the equation,

If 3 moles of

then 6 moles of

To find the number of moles for another compound in the same equation:

number of moles given to you from compound 1

Therefore, 4 moles of potassium chlorate must be used to produce 6 moles of oxygen gas.