Problem: At 425°C, Kp = 4.18×10−9 for the reaction2HBr(g) ⇌ H2(g) + Br2(g)In one experiment, 0.20 atm of HBr(g), 0.010 atm of H2(g), and 0.010 atm of Br2(g) are introduced into a container. Is the reaction at equilibrium? If not, in which direction will it proceed?

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Balanced Reaction Equation:        2 HBr(g) ⇌ H2(g) + Br2(g)

Given:

HBr(g) = 0.20 atm
H2(g) = 0.010 atm
Br2(g)
0.010 atm

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At 425°C, Kp = 4.18×10−9 for the reaction
2HBr(g) ⇌ H2(g) + Br2(g)
In one experiment, 0.20 atm of HBr(g), 0.010 atm of H2(g), and 0.010 atm of Br2(g) are introduced into a container. Is the reaction at equilibrium? If not, in which direction will it proceed?

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