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The volume occupied by the reaction SiF4(g)+2H2O (g)=SiO2 (s)+4HF (g). is reduced.Predict the direction of shift in the position of equilibrium.Will the shift be in the direction of the more gaseous molecules,or fewer?

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  1. the shift will be to relieve the stress. The pressure stress is on the right side, so the the shift is to the left.

  2. The volume occupied by the reaction SiF4(g)+2H2O (g)=SiO2 (s)+4HF (g).

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