Consider the following reaction where Kc = 1.80x10^-2 at 698 K.
2HI(g) ⇌ H2(g) + I2(g)
A reaction mixture was found to contain 0.280 moles of HI(g), 2.74x10^-2 moles of H2(g), and 3.99x10^-2 moles of I2(g), in a 1.00 liter container.
Is the reaction at equilibrium?
If not, what direction must it run in order to reach equilibrium?
The reaction quotient, Qc, equals ____. The reaction ____.