Consider the following equilibrium: C2H6(g) + C5H12(g) CH4(g) + C6H14(g); Kp = 9.57 at 500 K Suppose 22.7 g each of CH4, C2H6, C5H12, and C6H14 are placed in a 35.0-L reaction vessel at 500 K. Which of the following statements is correct?   a.  Because Qc < Kc, more products will be formed.   b.  Because Qc = 1, the system is at equilibrium.   c.  Because Qc = 1, more products will be formed.   d.  Because Qc = 1, more reactants will be formed.   e.  Because Qc > Kc, more reactants will be formed.

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 Consider the following equilibrium:

C2H6(g) + C5H12(g) CH4(g) + C6H14(g); Kp = 9.57 at 500 K

Suppose 22.7 g each of CH4, C2H6, C5H12, and C6H14 are placed in a 35.0-L reaction vessel at 500 K. Which of the following statements is correct?

 

a. 

Because Qc < Kc, more products will be formed.

 

b. 

Because Qc = 1, the system is at equilibrium.

 

c. 

Because Qc = 1, more products will be formed.

 

d. 

Because Qc = 1, more reactants will be formed.

 

e. 

Because Qc > Kc, more reactants will be formed.

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