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Problem 68c
Textbook Question

The water–gas shift reaction CO1g2 + H2O1g2Δ CO21g2 + H21g2 is used industrially to produce hydrogen. The reaction enthalpy is H = -41 kJ. (b) Could you increase the equilibrium yield of hydrogen by controlling the pressure of this reaction? If so would high or low pressure favor formation of H2(g)?

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