Introductory Chemistry (5th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 032191029X
ISBN 13: 978-0-32191-029-5

Chapter 15 - Chemical Equilibrium - Exercises - Problems - Page 567: 66


A. no effect B. no effect C. left D. right

Work Step by Step

Adding a gaseous reagent in an equilibrium reaction will always push the reaction towards the side that the reagent is not added to. Inversely, removing reagent will achieve the opposite result. Le Chatelier's principle describes this tendency of a reaction to recover to equilibrium after a disturbance. A and B have no effect because the reagents are solid.
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