Problem: Gaseous PCl5 decomposes according to the reaction PCl5(g) ⥫⥬ PCl3(g) + Cl2(g)In one experiment, 0.15 mol of PCl5(g) was introduced into a 2.0-L container. Construct the reaction table for this process.

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We’re given the following equilibrium reaction:

PCl5(g) ⥫⥬ PCl3(g) + Cl2(g)


We know that the initial amount of PCl5 is 0.15 mol. In a 2.00 L container, the concentration of each is:

Molarity (M) = moles of soluteLiters of solutionMolarity (M) = 0.15 mol2 L = 0.075 M


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Gaseous PCl5 decomposes according to the reaction 

PCl5(g) ⥫⥬ PCl3(g) + Cl2(g)

In one experiment, 0.15 mol of PCl5(g) was introduced into a 2.0-L container. Construct the reaction table for this process.

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