Problem: Consider the following reaction at equilibrium:2 CO2 (g) ⇌ 2 CO (g) + O2 (g)           ΔH° = -514 kJHow can the yield of CO (g) be maximized?a) at high temperature and high pressureb) at high temperature and low pressurec) at low temperature and low pressured) at low temperature and high pressuree) in the presence of solid carbon

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Consider the following reaction at equilibrium:

2 CO2 (g) ⇌ 2 CO (g) + O2 (g)           ΔH° = -514 kJ

How can the yield of CO (g) be maximized?

a) at high temperature and high pressure

b) at high temperature and low pressure

c) at low temperature and low pressure

d) at low temperature and high pressure

e) in the presence of solid carbon

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