Problem: For the reaction2H2O(g) ⇌ 2H2(g) + O2(g)K = 2.4 x 10 -3 at a given temperature. At equilibrium in a 2.0-L container it is found that [H 2O(g)] = 1.1 x 10 -1 M and [H2(g)] = 1.9 x 10 -2 M. Calculate the moles of O2(g) present under these conditions.

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For the reaction

2H2O(g) ⇌ 2H2(g) + O2(g)

K = 2.4 x 10 -3 at a given temperature. At equilibrium in a 2.0-L container it is found that [H 2O(g)] = 1.1 x 10 -1 M and [H2(g)] = 1.9 x 10 -2 M. Calculate the moles of O2(g) present under these conditions.

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