Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 12 - Chemical Equilibrium - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 563e: 64d


Shift right

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Increasing the volume of the container will decrease the pressure. Since there are more moles of gas on the right than on the left, the reaction will shift right in order to increase the number of moles present, thus increasing the pressure back towards its original value.
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