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mumber of moles of KMnO4 THAT WILL BE NEEDED TO REACT WITH SULPHITE ION IN ACIDIC SOLUTION

mumber of moles of KMnO4 THAT WILL BE NEEDED TO REACT WITH SULPHITE ION IN ACIDIC SOLUTION

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Pankaj
askIITians Faculty 131 Points
7 years ago
2 KMnO4+ 5 H2SO4 → K2SO4 + 2 lvInSO4 + 2 H2SO4 + 3 H2O
From above equation it is clear that
2 moles of KMnO4 react with 5 moles of sulphite ion in acidic solution. Thus, 2/5 moles of KMnO4 will react with 1 mole of sulphite ion.

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