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Consider the following reaction and its equilibrium constant:

I2(g) ⇌ 2I(g)                K p = 0.209

A reaction mixture contains 0.89 atm I 2 and 1.77 atm I. Which of the following statements is TRUE concerning this system?

A) The reaction will shift in the direction of reactants.

B) The reaction quotient will increase.

C) The reaction will shift in the direction of products.

D) The equilibrium constant will decrease.

E) The system is at equilibrium.

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