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Balance the following equation: O2-(superoxide) + H2O ------> OH- + O2

Balance the following equation:
 
O2-(superoxide) + H2O ------> OH- + O2

Grade:11

3 Answers

Arun
25758 Points
3 years ago
Dear Abhishek
 
4O2-(superoxide) + 2H2O ------> 4OH- + 3O2
 
hope it helps
 
Regards
Arun(askIITians forum expert)
Abhishek Dogra
34 Points
3 years ago
But how you got there. I was asking for explanation. Please post the answer with explanation. Then only I will approve.
Arun
25758 Points
3 years ago
Dear student
 
you just have to balance.
 
remember the key points as
no of moles of H2O should be ½ of no of moles of OH as we have to Balance hydrogen.
 
Hope it helps

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