Problem: When heated at high temperatures, a diatomic vapor dissociates as follows: A2 (g) ⟺ 2A (g) In one experiment, a chemist finds that when 0.0520 mole A 2 was placed in a flask of volume 0.527 L at 590 K, the fraction of A2, dissociated was 0.0238.   a) Calculate Kc for the reaction at this temperature                   b) Calculate Kp for the reaction at this temperature    

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When heated at high temperatures, a diatomic vapor dissociates as follows:

A2 (g) ⟺ 2A (g)

In one experiment, a chemist finds that when 0.0520 mole A 2 was placed in a flask of volume 0.527 L at 590 K, the fraction of A2, dissociated was 0.0238.

 

a) Calculate Kc for the reaction at this temperature

b) Calculate Kp for the reaction at this temperature

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