We are being asked to balance the given reaction equation and write the reaction quotient expression for the reaction.
Unbalanced reaction: U(s) + F2(g) ⇌ UF6(g)
The reaction quotient, Q, can be calculated like an equilibrium constant with the formula shown below:
Balance the reaction equation:
Recall that when balancing chemical equations, we have to make sure that the number of elements on both sides is equal with the lowest whole number coefficients.
Balance the equation and write the reaction quotient expression.
U(s) + F2(g) ⇌ UF6(g)
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