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Problem: The water-gas shift reaction plays a central role in the chemical methods for obtaining cleaner fuels from coal: CO(g) + H2O(g) ⥫⥬ CO2(g) + H2(g)At a given temperature, Kp = 2.7. If 0.13 mol of CO, 0.56 mol of H 2O, 0.62 mol of CO2, and 0.43 mol of H2 are put in a 2.0-L flask, in which direction does the reaction proceed?

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The water-gas shift reaction plays a central role in the chemical methods for obtaining cleaner fuels from coal:
 CO(g) + H2O(g) ⥫⥬ CO2(g) + H2(g)
At a given temperature, Kp = 2.7. If 0.13 mol of CO, 0.56 mol of H 2O, 0.62 mol of CO2, and 0.43 mol of H2 are put in a 2.0-L flask, in which direction does the reaction proceed?

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