Problem: Calcium chloride 6−hydrate, CaCl2∙6H2O, dehydrates according to the equationCaCl2·6H2O(s) ⇌ CaCl2(s) + 6H2O(g) KP = 5.09 x 10−44 at 25°CWhat is the pressure of water vapor at equilibrium with a mixture of CaCl  2∙6H2O and CaCl2?

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Setting up the Keq expression:

Kp= [products][reactants]5.09x10-44 = (PH2O )6PH2O = 5.09x10-446

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Calcium chloride 6−hydrate, CaCl2∙6H2O, dehydrates according to the equation

CaCl2·6H2O(s) ⇌ CaCl2(s) + 6H2O(g) KP = 5.09 x 10−44 at 25°C

What is the pressure of water vapor at equilibrium with a mixture of CaCl  2∙6H2O and CaCl2?

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