Hydrogen is prepared commercially by the reaction of methane and water vapor at elevated temperatures.
CH4(g) + H2 O(g) ⇌ 3H2(g) + CO(g)
What is the equilibrium constant for the reaction if a mixture at equilibrium contains gases with the following concentrations: CH4, 0.126 M; H2O, 0.242 M; CO, 0.126 M; H2 1.15 M, at a temperature of 760 °C?
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 Equilibrium Expressions concept. If you need more Equilibrium Expressions practice, you can also practice Equilibrium Expressions practice problems.
What textbook is this problem found in?
Our data indicates that this problem or a close variation was asked in Chemistry - OpenStax 2015th Edition. You can also practice Chemistry - OpenStax 2015th Edition practice problems.