Consider the following reaction where Kc = 55.6 at 698 K.
H2(g) + I2(g) ⇌ 2HI(g)
A reaction mixture was found to contain 2.61x10^-2 moles of H2(g), 3.80x10^-2 moles of I2(g), and 0.283 moles of HI2(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 ____.