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The equilibrium constant for the reaction 2SO2 + O2  2SO3 at at 1000 K is 3.5. What would be partial pressure of oxygen gas have to be give equal moles of SO2 and SO3 ?

(A) 0.29 atm 

(B) 3.5 atm 

(C) 0.53 atm 

(D) 1.87 atm

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Correct option (A) 0.29 atm

Explanation : 

Here, partial pressure of SO3 abd SO2 same because moles of SO2 and SO3 are equal at equilibrium.

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