Problem: Consider this reaction, carried out at constant volume.2 SO2 (g) + O2 (g) ⇌ 2 SO3 (g)           Δ H = -198kJThe concentration of O2 (g) at equilibrium increases ifa) the temperature of the system is lowered.b) an inert gas is added to the system.c) SO3 is added to the system.d) SO2 is added to the system.  

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Consider this reaction, carried out at constant volume.

2 SO(g) + O(g) ⇌ 2 SO(g)           Δ H = -198kJ

The concentration of O(g) at equilibrium increases if

a) the temperature of the system is lowered.

b) an inert gas is added to the system.

c) SO3 is added to the system.

d) SO2 is added to the system.

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