Problem: A sample of pure carbon dioxide at 500 K undergoes spontaneous decomposition to produce the following reaction:2 CO2 (g) ⇌ 2 CO (g)  +  O2 (g)The equilibrium constant KP is 215. Through the reaction it is shown that the partial pressure of O2 is 0.30 at equilibrium. Calculate the partial pressures of CO and CO2 

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A sample of pure carbon dioxide at 500 K undergoes spontaneous decomposition to produce the following reaction:

2 CO2 (g) ⇌ 2 CO (g)  +  O2 (g)

The equilibrium constant KP is 215. Through the reaction it is shown that the partial pressure of O2 is 0.30 at equilibrium. Calculate the partial pressures of CO and CO2

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