We´re asked to determine the change of Ptotal as the given system approaches equilibrium at constant T.
The equilibrium reaction is:
CO(g) + 2H2(g) ⇌ CH3OH(g) Kc = 14.5
We know that the initial amount of CO is 1.2 mol, of H2 is1.5 mol, and of CH3OH is 2.0 mol.
In a 1.00 L container, the concentration of each is:
Since we have the initial concentrations of products and reactants, we calculate the reaction quotient (Q) to determine if the reaction is at equilibrium or not.
The formula for Q is:
A 1.00 L reaction vessel contains 1.2 mol CO(g), 1.5 mol H 2(g), and 2.0 mol CH3OH(g). How will Ptotal change as the system approaches equilibrium at constant T?
CO(g) + 2H2(g) ⇌ CH3OH(g) K c = 14.5
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