Problem: The reaction for the synthesis of ammonia N2(g) + 3H2(g) ⇌ 2NH3(g) is exothermic. To obtain the greatest yield of NH3, this reaction should be carried out at1. low temperature, low pressure.2. low temperature, high pressure.3. high temperature, low pressure.4. high temperature, high pressure.5. any temperature, any pressure

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The reaction for the synthesis of ammonia N2(g) + 3H2(g) ⇌ 2NH3(g) is exothermic. To obtain the greatest yield of NH3, this reaction should be carried out at

1. low temperature, low pressure.

2. low temperature, high pressure.

3. high temperature, low pressure.

4. high temperature, high pressure.

5. any temperature, any pressure

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