Question

# Write the balanced equation for the following,"Potassium permanganate is reacted with warm solution of oxalic acid in the presence of sulphuric acid":

A
2KMnO4+3H2SO4+5(COOH)2K2SO4+2MnSO4+8H2O+10CO2
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B
2KMnO4+3H2SO4+4(COOH)2K2SO4+2MnSO4+7H2O+10CO2
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C
2KMnO4+5H2SO4+6(COOH)2K2SO4+2MnSO4+8H2O+10CO2
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D
None of these
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Solution

## The correct option is B 2KMnO4+3H2SO4+5(COOH)2→K2SO4+2MnSO4+8H2O+10CO22KMnO4+3H2SO4→K2SO4+2MnSO4+3H2O+5[O][(COOH)2+[O]→2CO2+H2O]×5---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------2KMnO4+3H2SO4+5(COOH)2→K2SO4+2MnSO4+8H2O+10CO2The balanced reaction is :2KMnO4+3H2SO4+5(COOH)2→K2SO4+2MnSO4+8H2O+10CO2Hence,option A is correct.

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