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    How would I get the eqm moles for this? I calculated 0.5 mol for 2W and 0.25 mol for X, but my teacher told me it was 1 mol. I don't understand at all and I'd appreciate some helpName:  FullSizeRender.jpg
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    (Original post by doglover123)
    How would I get the eqm moles for this? I calculated 0.5 mol for 2W and 0.25 mol for X, but my teacher told me it was 1 mol. I don't understand at all and I'd appreciate some helpName:  FullSizeRender.jpg
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    2W + X <==> 2Y

    ..3......1...........0
    ......................0.5

    if 0.5 of Y have been formed then 0.5 of W have reacted therefore there are 2.5 of W left.

    0.5 of W react with 0.25 of X therefore there are 0.75 of X left at equilibrium.

    Your teacher is wrong.
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    (Original post by charco)
    2W + X <==> 2Y

    ..3......1...........0
    ......................0.5

    if 0.5 of Y have been formed then 0.5 of W have reacted therefore there are 2.5 of W left.

    0.5 of W react with 0.25 of X therefore there are 0.75 of X left at equilibrium.

    Your teacher is wrong.
    Yeah, he was wrong. I figured it out eventually. It's just annoying bc i spent hours trying to work out where i went wrong. Thank you!
 
 
 
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