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Reaction: 5C + 2SO2 -> CS2 + 4CO

1) How many moles of CS2 are there for when 2.7 moles of C reacts?
2) How many moles of carbon are needed to react with 5.44 moles of SO2?
3) How many moles of carbon monoxide form at the same time that .246 moles of CS2 forms?
4) How many moles of SO2 are required to make 118 moles of CS2?

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1.) 5 moles of C = 1 mole of CS2
Therefore, 2.7 moles of C = 2.7/5 = 0.54 moles of CS2 (Answer)

2.) 2 moles of SO2 ...

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