1. For the reaction,
NiO(s) + CO(g) « Ni(s) + CO2(g)
The Kp for the reaction falls from 4540 at 936 K to 1580 at 1125 K.
i. Is the reaction Exothermic or Endothermic ? Explain.
ii. Predict the effect of each of the following on the equilibrium yield of Ni(s) (you should be able to explain why it is so )