Problem: The formation of tetrafluoroethylene from its elements is highly exothermic: 2 F2(g) + 2 C(s) ⇌ F2C=CF2(g)Will the reaction go right or left if the container is crushed to one-eighth of its original volume?

FREE Expert Solution
Problem Details

The formation of tetrafluoroethylene from its elements is highly exothermic: 2 F2(g) + 2 C(s) ⇌ F2C=CF2(g)

Will the reaction go right or left if the container is crushed to one-eighth of its original volume?

Frequently Asked Questions

What scientific concept do you need to know in order to solve this problem?

Our tutors have indicated that to solve this problem you will need to apply the Le Chatelier's Principle concept. You can view video lessons to learn Le Chatelier's Principle. Or if you need more Le Chatelier's Principle practice, you can also practice Le Chatelier's Principle practice problems.

What is the difficulty of this problem?

Our tutors rated the difficulty ofThe formation of tetrafluoroethylene from its elements is hi...as low difficulty.

How long does this problem take to solve?

Our expert Analytical Chemistry tutor, Jules took 1 minute and 12 seconds to solve this problem. You can follow their steps in the video explanation above.