## anonymous one year ago balance this equation. H2S+SO2 -> S8 + H2O

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1. aaronq

this one is tricky, you balance everything except the $$S_8$$ 2 H2S+1 SO2 -> _ S8 + 2 H2O then at the last step, use a fraction: 2 H2S+1 SO2 -> 3/8 S8 + 2 H2O you can multiply everything by 8 to make them whole numbers if you want, $$16 ~H_2S + 8~ SO_2 \rightarrow 3 ~S_8 + 16 ~H_2O$$