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Equilibrium constant of a reaction

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5.00 mol of ammonia are introduced into a 5.00 Liter reactor vessel in which it partially dissociates at high temperatures.
2 NHsubnumber3(g) = 3Hsubnumber2(g) +Nsubnumber2(g)
At equilibrium at a particular temperature, 1.00 mole of ammonia remains. Calculate Ksubletterc for the reaction. Please show work.
Also, briefly describe why addition of a catalyst does not affect the equilibrium constant for a reaction.

= is actually two arrows pointing in the opposite direction

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Use an ICE table... (initial, change, equilibrium)


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This solution uses a table for initial, change, and equilibrium to calculate equilibrium constant.