Carbon dioxide and water react to form methanol and oxygen, like this: 2CO2(g) + 4H2O(g) → 2CH3OH(l) + 3O2 (g)At a certain temperature, a chemist finds that a 7.5L reaction vessel containing a mixture of carbon dioxide, water, methanol, and oxygen at equilibrium has the following composition: compound amount CO2 3.28g H2O 3.86g CH3OH 1.51g O2 2.80g Calculate the value of the equilibrium constant Kc for this reaction. Round your answer to 2 significant digits.

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Carbon dioxide and water react to form methanol and oxygen, like this:

2CO2(g) + 4H2O(g) → 2CH3OH(l) + 3O2 (g)At a certain temperature, a chemist finds that a 7.5L reaction vessel containing a mixture of carbon dioxide, water, methanol, and oxygen at equilibrium has the following composition:
compound amount
CO2
3.28g
H2O
3.86g
CH3OH
1.51g
O2
2.80g

Calculate the value of the equilibrium constant Kc for this reaction. Round your answer to 2 significant digits.

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