Consider the following exothermic reaction:
C2H4(g) + Cl2(g) ⇌ C2H4Cl2(g)
If you were a chemist trying to maximize the amount of C2H4Cl2 produced, which of the following might you try? Assume that the reaction mixture reaches equilibrium.
A) condense C2H4Cl2 as a pure liquid from the reaction mixture
B) decrease the total pressure
C) increase the total pressure
D) raise the temperature
E) both A and C
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