Problem: The value of Kc for the reaction: 2 NO2 (g) ⇌ N2O4(g) is 6.9 at 447 K. Determine the reaction quotient for a mixture of the two gases in which [NO2] = 0.0311 M and [N2O4] = 0.00931 M.

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We are being asked to determine the reaction quotient for the reaction below given the concentrations of each species.

2 NO2(g)  N2O4(g)


The reaction quotient, Q, can be calculated like an equilibrium constant with the formula shown below:

Q=productsreactants


Let’s calculate the Reaction Quotient (Q) using the given concentrations:

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The value of Kc for the reaction: 

2 NO(g) ⇌ N2O4(g) 

is 6.9 at 447 K. Determine the reaction quotient for a mixture of the two gases in which [NO2] = 0.0311 M and [N2O4] = 0.00931 M.

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