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Equilibrium Constant

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Homework Statement


0.15 mole of CO is taken in a 2.5L flask is maintained at 705K along with a catalyst so that the folwing reaction takes place

CO + 2H2 ---> CH3OH(g)

Hydrogen is introduced till the total pressure of the system is 8.5atm at equilibrium and 0.08 mole of methanol is formed. Calculate Kp.


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The Attempt at a Solution



Here do we have to take any initial concentration of H2?
Or do we have to assume that there is no H2 present initially (only 0.15 mole CO)
 

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Borek
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No H2 at first, only CO.
 

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