Problem: An important reaction in the commercial production of hydrogen isCO(g) + H2O(g) ⇌ H2(g) + CO2(g)How will this system at equilibrium shift in each of the following cases?a. Gaseous carbon dioxide is removed.

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According to Le Chatelier’s Principle, if a system (chemical reaction) is at equilibrium and we disturb it, then the system will readjust to maintain its equilibrium state.



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An important reaction in the commercial production of hydrogen is

CO(g) + H2O(g) ⇌ H2(g) + CO2(g)

How will this system at equilibrium shift in each of the following cases?

a. Gaseous carbon dioxide is removed.

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