Chemistry and Chemical Reactivity (9th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1133949649
ISBN 13: 978-1-13394-964-0

Chapter 15 Principles of Chemical Reactivity: Equilibria - Study Questions - Page 583c: 23



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$K=[CO_2]^2/[SnO_2][CO]^2$ $K_1=[H_2O]^2/[H_2]^2[SnO_2]$ $K_2=[CO][H_2O]/[CO_2][H_2]$ $\frac 1{K_2^2}\times \frac1{K_1}=\dfrac{[CO_2]^2[H_2]^2}{[CO]^2[H_2O]^2}\dfrac{[H_2O]^2}{[H_2]^2[SnO_2]}=K$ $K=1/(0.771)^2\times1/8.12=0.207$
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