Practice Problem 7

The rate constants for the forward and reverse reactions in the following equilibrium have been measured.   At 25C, kf is 7.3 x 103 liters per mole-second and kr is 0.55 liters per mole-second.  Calculate the equilibrium constant for this reaction:

ClNO2(g) + NO(g) <----> NO2(g) + ClNO(g)


Answer

1.3 x 104

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