# How would you balance the following equation: S8 + O2 --> SO3?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 4, 2016

The balanced equation is

#### Explanation:

**Unbalanced Equation**

**Balance the S.** There are

Now there are

**Balance the O.** There are

There are now equal numbers of atoms (or moles) of sulfur and oxygen on both sides and the equation is balanced.