# What is the formula mass for sulfur dioxide?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 25, 2016

S: 32.1

O: 16.0

#### Explanation:

If the formula of sulfur dioxide is

Sulfur dioxide has sulfur (S) and oxygen (O) present. If you refer to your periodic table, the atomic weight equals to the molar mass.

The molar mass of sulfur is 32.1 g/mol, and oxygen is 16.0 g/mol.

If you look back at the formula (

Therefore, the molar mass of sulfur dioxide is [1