Asked in Chemistry, Pollution, Air Pollution
Is sulphur dioxide the same as sulphur?
No, sulfur is an element and sulfur dioxide is a gaseous compound. Sulfur dioxide is the combustion product of sulfur in an oxygen atmosphere (S+O2 --> SO2) Where sulfur is an element, sulfur dioxide is a compound and where sulfur is an insoluble yellow solid, sulfur dioxide is a colorless soluble gas. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Elements and Compounds
What is the definition of the word sulfur dioxide?
"Sulfur dioxide" is a phrase, not a word. This phrase is the name of a chemical compound of sulfur and oxygen with a molecular and empirical chemical formula of SO2. ...