Problem: The transition metals form a class of compounds called metal carbonyls, an example of which is the tetrahedral complex Ni(CO)4. Given the following thermodynamic data (at 298 K): Calculate the equilibrium constant for the formation of Ni(CO) 4 (g) from nickel metal and CO gas. 

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The transition metals form a class of compounds called metal carbonyls, an example of which is the tetrahedral complex Ni(CO)4. Given the following thermodynamic data (at 298 K): 

Calculate the equilibrium constant for the formation of Ni(CO) 4 (g) from nickel metal and CO gas. 

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