Hydrogen sulfide is a pollutant found in natural gas. Following its removal, it is converted to sulfur by the reaction 2H2S(g) + SO2(g) ⇌ 3/8S8(s, rhombic) + 2H 2 O(l). What is the equilibrium constant for this reaction? Is the reaction endothermic or exothermic?
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