CO2 x H2O
Substituting the given value of K into the above yields the CO2 mole fraction, from which the remaining concentrations are obtained from the previous equations. The results are:
xm2 = 0.3332 x^o = 0.6664 = 1.2 x10"4 x^ = 2.5 x10"4
As expected from the very large equilibrium constant, reaction (9.1) is driven nearly completely to the right.
This solution is relatively easily solved because:
(a) the initial element ratios are stoichiometric, meaning that both of the reactants would disappear if the reaction went to completion
(b) the final equation did not require numerical solution
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