# Problem: Consider the two gaseaous equilibriaSO2(g) + 1/2 O2(g) ⇌ SO3(g)  K12SO3(g) ⇌ 2SO2(g) + O2(g)  K2The values of the equilibrium constants K1 and K2 are related byA. K22 = K1B. K2 = (K1)2C. K2 = 1/K12D. K2 = 1/K2E. none of the above

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Consider the two gaseaous equilibria
SO2(g) + 1/2 O2(g) ⇌ SO3(g)  K1
2SO3(g) ⇌ 2SO2(g) + O2(g)  K2

The values of the equilibrium constants K1 and K2 are related by

A. K22 = K1
B. K2 = (K1)2
C. K2 = 1/K12
D. K2 = 1/K2
E. none of the above

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