Problem: Consider the following reaction at 388 K2 SO2 (g) + O2 (g) ↔ 2 SO3 (g)At equilibrium the reaction mixture contains 1.28 atm of O 2 and 6.78 atm of SO3. The equilibrium constant, Kp, at this temperature is 46.7. Calculate the equilibrium partial pressure of SO2 .a. 1.14 atmb. 0.877 atmc. 0.769 atmd. 1.30 atme. 1.12 atm

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Consider the following reaction at 388 K

2 SO2 (g) + O2 (g) ↔ 2 SO3 (g)

At equilibrium the reaction mixture contains 1.28 atm of O 2 and 6.78 atm of SO3. The equilibrium constant, Kp, at this temperature is 46.7. Calculate the equilibrium partial pressure of SO.

a. 1.14 atm

b. 0.877 atm

c. 0.769 atm

d. 1.30 atm

e. 1.12 atm

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