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Equilibrium partial pressure of a gas

For the system CO(g)+H2O(g) <--> CO2(g)+H2(g)
Kp is 1.6 at 900K. If 0.500 atm CO(g) and 0.500 atm H2O(g) are combined in a sealed flask, what is the equilibrium partial pressure of CO2(g)?

a. 0.279 atm
b. 0.308 atm
c. 0.471 atm
d. 0.608 atm
e. 0.942 atm

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